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Book of Readings
The Applied Psychology
of Work Behavior
A Book of Readings
  • Softcover book
  • Dennis W. Organ
  • Over 500 pages
  • Third edition 1987
  • © BUSINESS PUBLICATIONS, INC., 1978, 1983, and 1987

Contents includes:

" Section One Organizational Behavior: Scope and Method

1 Organizational Behavior as an Area of Study: Some Questions
and Answers- and an Update Dennis E. Organ

2 The Case for the Natural Science Model for Research in
Organizational Behavior and Organization Theory Orlando Behling

3 The Development of Knowledge in Organizational Behavior
and Human Performance W.E. Scott, Jr.

4 Challenging Traditional Research Assumptions Edward E. Lawler III

Section Two The Motivational Basis of Behavior in Organizations

A Theoretical Issues

5 The Rationalizing Animal Elliot Aronson

6 On the Folly of Rewarding A, while Hoping for B Steven Kerr

7 The Effect of Performance on Job Satisfaction
Edward E. Lawler III and Lyman W. Porter

8 A Reappraisal and Reinterpretation of the Satisfaction-Causes-Performance Hypothesis
Dennis W. Organ

9 Growth Needs and Intrinsic Work Motivation Craig C. Pinder

B Interventions

10 Behavior Management Lawrence M. Miller

11 At Emery Air Freight: Positive Reinforcement Boosts Performance
Organizational Dynamics

12 Job Redesign on the Assembly Line: Farewell to Blue-Collar Blues?
Organizational Dynamics

13 Performance Review: The Job Nobody Likes Berkeley Rice

14 Recent Innovations in Reward Systems Daniel C. Feldman and Hugh J. Arnold

15 Employee Stock Ownership Plans: A New Way to Work Corey Rosen

Section Three Organizations and People: Patterns of Conflict and Accommodation

16 The Meanings of Stress Dennis W. Organ

17 Performance Failure: Executive Response to Self-Serving Bias
Henry P. Sims, Jr., and Dennis A. Gioia

18 The Influence of Age Stereotypes on managerial Decisions
Benson Rosen and Thomas H. Jerdee

19 Approaches to the Definition of Comparable Worth Thomas A. Mahoney

20 The Protestant Ethic Scale as a Predictor of Repetitive Work Performance
Matthew R. Merrens and James B. Garrett

21 Turnover Turned Over: An Expanded and Positive Perspective
Dan R. Dalton and William D. Todor

Section Four Groups and Social Influence Processes in Organizations

22 Power Rosabeth Moss Kanter

23 The Abilene Paradox: The Management of Agreement Jerry B. Harvey

24 Decisions, Decisions Andrew S. Grove

25 The Question of Quality Circles Mitchell Lee Marks

Section Five Leadership

26 Substitutes for Leadership: Their Meaning and Measurement
Steven Kerr and John M. Jermier

27 Human Relations or Human Resources? Raymond E. Miles

28 The Numbers Harold Geneen

29 In Defense of Enlightened Hardball Management
Jan O. Muczyk and Robert E. Hastings

30 The Ambiguity of Leadership Jeffrey Pfeffer

Section Six Organization: Structure, Environment, and Change

31 Organization Structure: The Basic Conformations Mariann Jelinek

32 Organizational Strategy, Structure, and Process
Raymond E. Miles, Charles C. Snow, Alana D. Meyer, and Henry J. Coleman, Jr.

33 Organization Design: An Information Processing View Jay R. Galbraith

34 Fitting New Employees into the Company Culture Richard Pascale

35 Unstable at the Top Manfred F.R. Kets De Vries and Danny Miller

36 The Four Faces of Social Responsibility
Dan R. Dalton and Richard A. Cosier "

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No markings or writing.

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