Nelson Higher Education

Higher Education

ORGB, 6th Edition

  • includes ORGB Online, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
  • Debra Nelson
  • James Campbell Quick
  • ISBN-10: 133740781X
  • ISBN-13: 9781337407816
  • 368 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2017, 2015, 2013
  • COPYRIGHT: 2020 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Through ongoing research into students’ workflows and preferences, ORGB from 4LTR Press combines an easy-reference, paperback textbook with Chapter Review Cards and an innovative online experience--all at an affordable price. New for this edition, students explore ORGB anywhere, anytime and on most devices with ORGB Online! With the intuitive StudyBits functionality, students study more effectively and can visually monitor their own progress. Coupled with straightforward course management, assessment and analytics for instructors, ORGB with Online engages students of all generations and learning styles, and integrates seamlessly into your Organizational Behavior. ORGB features many new “Fast Facts,” “Hot Trends,” new feature boxes, updated data, and current examples in the business world. Additionally, the number of test bank questions has also increased to reflect new material and provide more in-depth assessment opportunities.

Features

  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes complete with an engaging print textbook, tear-out review cards and an interactive digital solution that offers study tools and the full text narrative--all delivered and influenced by a deep understanding of student’s workflow and learning styles. Available as print with online, print only or online only, students have their choice of format, all at the same affordable price.

  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format-- increasing the number of students who read the chapter without minimizing coverage for your course.

  • Tear-Out Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all the pertinent information for class and test preparation.

  • Because of its frequent publication schedule, ORGB includes the most current data, features and examples from the business world to attract and maintain student interest.

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About the Author

Debra Nelson

Dr. Debra L. Nelson is the Spears School of Business Associates' Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Management at Oklahoma State University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington, where she was the recipient of the R. D. Irwin Dissertation Fellowship Award. Dr. Nelson is the author of over 90 journal articles focusing on organizational stress management, gender at work, and leadership. Her research has been published in the ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, MIS QUARTERLY, ORGANIZATIONAL DYNAMICS, JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, and others. In addition, she is coauthor/coeditor of several books, including ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR: SCIENCE, THE REAL WORLD, AND YOU; POSITIVE ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR (Sage, 2007); ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP (South-Western, Cengage Learning, 2004); GENDER, WORK STRESS, AND HEALTH (American Psychological Association, 2002); ADVANCING WOMEN IN MANAGEMENT (Blackwell, 2002); and PREVENTIVE STRESS MANAGEMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS (American Psychological Association, 1997). Dr. Nelson has also served as a consultant to several organizations including AT&T, American Fidelity Assurance, Sonic, State Farm Insurance, and Southwestern Bell. She has presented leadership and preventive stress management seminars for a host of organizations, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Conoco/Phillips and the Federal Aviation Administration. She has been honored with the Greiner Graduate Teaching Award, the Chandler-Frates and Reitz Graduate Teaching Award, the Regents' Distinguished Teaching Award, the Regents' Distinguished Research Award, and the Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award at OSU. Dr. Nelson also serves on the editorial review boards of the JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, JOURNAL OF LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES, and LEADERSHIP.

James Campbell Quick

Dr. James Campbell (Jim) Quick is John and Judy Goolsby Distinguished Professor in the Goolsby Leadership Academy, Distinguished Professor in the Academy of Distinguished Teachers, and Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Department of Management, College of Business at The University of Texas at Arlington. He earned an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. at the University of Houston. He completed postgraduate courses in behavioral medicine (Harvard Medical School) and combat stress (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio). Dr. Quick is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the American Institute of Stress. Dr. Quick's and his brother's signature theory is preventive stress management, now in the APA Dictionary of Psychology (2007). Dr. Quick has over 100 books, book chapters, journal articles, and clinical monographs in 10 languages. Dr. Quick's awards and recognitions include Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Beta Delta honor societies membership; The Maroon Citation (Colgate University Alumni Corporation, 1993); 2002 Harry and Miriam Levinson Award (American Psychological Foundation); and a Presidential Citation (American Psychological Association, 2001). Quick won the 2007-2008 Honors College Outstanding Faculty Award and 2009 Award for Distinguished Record of Research at UT Arlington. Colonel Quick, United States Air Force Reserve (Ret.) was Distinguished Visiting Professor of Psychology, 59th Medical Wing (1999) and Visiting Scholar, United States Military Academy at West Point (2007). His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, and National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star. He currently serves by appointment from Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on the Defense Health Board's Psychological Health External Advisory Subcommittee.

Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION.
1. Organizational Behavior and Opportunity.
2. Challenges for Managers.
Part II: INDIVIDUAL PROCESSES AND BEHAVIOR.
3. Personality, Perception, and Attribution.
4. Attitudes, Emotions, and Ethics.
5. Motivation at Work.
6. Learning and Performance Management.
7. Stress and Well-Being at Work.
Part III: INTERPERSONAL PROCESSES AND BEHAVIOR.
8. Communication.
9. Work Teams and Groups.
10. Decision Making by Individuals and Groups.
11. Power and Political Behavior.
12. Leadership and Followership.
13. Conflict and Negotiation.
Part IV: ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES AND STRUCTURE.
14. Jobs and the Design of Work.
15. Organizational Design and Structure.
16. Organizational Culture.
17. Career Management.
18. Managing Change.
Notes.
Index.

New to this edition

  • 4LTR PRESS ONLINE: Created through a deep investigation of students' challenges and workflows, ORGB Online lets students study how and when they want--including on their devices!
  • With the unique StudyBits functionality, students easily collect notes and create StudyBits from interactive content to collect what’s important. And intuitive tagging and filtering options help students maximize their study efforts as they make flashcards, take practice quizzes, view related content and track their progress all in one place!
  • Coupled with straightforward course management, assessment and analytics for instructors, ORGB with ORGB Online engages students of all generations and learning styles and integrates seamlessly into your course--setting the stage for thinking critically about Organizational Behavior.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Companion Website  (ISBN-10: 1337407879 | ISBN-13: 9781337407878)

Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint® presentations, images, instructor’s manual and more.

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1337407909 | ISBN-13: 9781337407908)

Cengage Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit and manipulate content from the text's Test Bank or elsewhere--including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom or wherever you want. Every question has undergone a series of accuracy checks and anti-piracy reviews, as well as a multi-point inspection to remove weak question options--e.g., all answers are correct--sharpen ambiguous questions and ensure balanced coverage of major course concepts, difficulty levels and Bloom’s Taxonomy. The Test Bank questions form the basis for the assessments in the ORGB Online product and are different from the Practice Quizzes available for students.

Instructor's Edition  (ISBN-10: 1337407828 | ISBN-13: 9781337407823)

Version for Instructor Review. This version of the textbook includes the same chapter content as the Student Version but replaces the Chapter Review cards with Prep Cards. Perfect for the experienced instructor looking to try something new or the first-timer coming to the course fresh, Prep Cards offer additional examples, in-class activities, information on the supplements and more to help you plan your course and enhance your lecture.