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Management of Organizational Behavior: Utilizing Human Resources

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Used by more than a million people throughout the world, this highly readable book provides a comprehensive examination of the applied behavioral sciences, and focuses on fundamental ideas which have stood the test of years of application in academic, business, not-for-profit and administrative environments. Complete coverage of motivation and behavior, situational leade

Unknown Binding, 343 pages
Published January 1st 1982 by Prentice Hall (first published 1969)
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This is an in depth look at how to use human resources in organizations with case stories complete with theoretical and analytical comments. Both practitioners and management students will find this book a valuable resource. A smooth-flowing readable style aids the reader in examining case stories from many different behavioral science theories and frameworks. It is an outstanding volume to have in one's management collection. It was fun to reread this book this month (1/20110.
I read a 650-page book about management theory in 10 days, and I think I liked it. I contain multitudes.
The foundational reading for changing the shape of human organization.
School Book... =)
Timothy Darling
Management of Organizational Behavior is a classic example of reconciliation and synthesis. It makes a valiant attempt at combining and aligning many different types of behavioral, social, psychological and leadership theories. One cannot help wondering how much the data was massaged to make it fit the sythesized model. However, most of the theories mentioned are well established and respected, so they should not be ignored. Discovering your own leadership style strengths, or how to negotiate le...more
It's a text and reads like such. Good information that will help going forward.
If it wasn't an assigned textbook, I would probably not have read it.
Also, it was over $100, ouch.
This book provided some great insights into organizational change and handling people. My people skills improved dramatically after reading it. It provides a very useful theoretical model to hang ones practical manager's hat on. Really good!
Matthew Simmons
This is the single best Management book I have ever read. Its 4-sector approach is a great framework for managing almost anyone at almost any stage of their career. It even works for kids :)
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