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Organizational Behavior: A Practical, Problem-Solving Approach

Organizational Behavior: A Practical, Problem-Solving Approach, 3rd Edition

ISBN10: 1260075079 | ISBN13: 9781260075076
By Angelo Kinicki

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Kinicki, Organizational Behavior 3e develops students' problem-solving skills through a unique, consistent, integrated 3-step Problem-Solving Approach that lets them immediately put research-based knowledge into practice in their personal and professional lives. Organizational Behavior 3e explicitly addresses OB implications for students' core career readiness skills, showing how OB provides them with the higher-level soft skills employers seek, such as problem solving, critical thinking, leadership and decision making. The understanding and application of OB theories and concepts provides tremendous value to students' lives today and throughout their careers.

PART ONE: INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR 

1. Making OB Work for Me

2. Values and Attitudes

3. Individual Differences and Emotions 

4. Social Perception and Managing Diversity

5. Foundations of Employee Motivation 

6. Performance Management

7. Positive Organizational Behavior


PART TWO: GROUPS

8. Groups and Teams

9. Communication in the Digital Age

10. Managing Conflict and Negotiation

11. Decision Making and Creativity

12. Power, Influence, and Politics 

13. Leadership Effectiveness


PART THREE: ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES

14. Organizational Culture, Socialization, and Mentoring

15. Organizational Design, Effectiveness, and Innovation

16. Managing Change and Stress

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About the Author

Angelo Kinicki

AngeloKinicki is an emeritus professorof management and held the Weatherup/Overby Chair in Leadership from 2005 to2015 at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Hejoined the faculty in 1982, the year he received his doctorate in business administrationfrom Kent State University. He was inducted into the W.P. Carey Faculty Hall ofFame in 2016. Angelo currently is the Dean’s Scholar in Residence at Kent StateUniversity. He is conducting seminars on the implementation of active learningin the classroom and publishing scholarly research.  He also serves on the Dean’s NationalAdvisory Board. 

Angelois the recipient of six teaching awards from Arizona State University, where hetaught in its nationally ranked undergraduate, MBA and PhD programs. He alsoreceived several research awards and was selected to serve on the editorialreview boards for four scholarly journals. His current research interests focuson the dynamic relationships among leadership; organizational culture;organizational change; and individual, group, and organizational performance.Angelo has published over 95 articles in a variety of academic journals andproceedings and is co-author of eight textbooks (37 including revisions) thatare used by hundreds of universities around the world. Several of his bookshave been translated into multiple languages, and two of his books were awardedrevisions of the year by McGraw-Hill. Angelo was identified as being among thetop 100 most influential (top .6%) Organizational Behavioral authors in 2018out of a total of 16,289 academics.

Angelois a busy international consultant and co-founder of Kinicki and Associates,Inc., a management consulting firm that works with top management teams tocreate organizational change aimed at increasing organizational effectivenessand profitability. He has worked with many Fortune 500 firms as well asnumerous entrepreneurial organizations in diverse industries. His expertiseincludes facilitating strategic/operational planning sessions, diagnosing thecauses of organizational and work-unit problems, conducting organizationalculture interventions, implementing performance management systems, designingand implementing performance appraisal systems, developing and administeringsurveys to assess employee attitudes, and leading management/executiveeducation programs. He developed a 360° leadershipfeedback instrument called the Performance Management Leadership Survey (PMLS)that is used by companies throughout the world. 

Angelo and his wifeof 39 years, Joyce, have enjoyed living in the beautiful Arizona desert for 38years. They are both natives of Cleveland, Ohio. They enjoy traveling, hiking,and spending time in the White Mountains with Gracie, their adorable goldenretriever. Angelo also has a passion for golfing.

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