Reflecting the state of the art in the practice of experiential learning, Organizational Behavior: An Experiential Approach 8/e is teaching students general psychological principles and applying that knowledge to social and organizational situations. It teaches students to become continuous learners, capable of responding to demands for change and new skills throughout their career.
Osland, Joyce/ Kolb, David A./ Rubin, Irwin M./ Turner, Marlene E.
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Shows how to easily attract the best people to your business and keep them around! Reduce turn-over, and become a great leader of people are great ways to improve your bottom line! Let the finance-lovers do the math, so you can focus on the people of your organization.
For all you science-lovers all advice is based on research and with plenty of references on every page! This is not just opinions, or current fads they discuss, they give you reasons why things work and why, and in which situations. There are also plenty of good examples of different real companies cultures and different leaders etc, but presented in a very non-judgmental, professional, and fun way! Also includes interviews with CEOs of great companies. Sometimes the writing gets very fun/artsy, showing the joy of the writer and which puts you in an amused and startled mood, but gets you thinking!
The best thing is the positive view you get of leadership. You don't have to boss anyone around. Being...
Great analysis into management and company behavior. If you've never heard of topics such as coaching or personality indicators, then this book is great as it's full of examples and case studies to support the sometimes vague concepts of the soft skills. My own personal issue and in no way detracting from the text: I do wish there was a smaller, condensed book of just the highlights without the supporting stories as I'd like to use this more but don't want to carry a text book around everywhere.
I like the reading format. I have been following it all the way through, mostly, except for the personal application assignments and group activities, and the "workbook" has been helping me a lot with my corresponding class. The material has also enlightened me on the issues and successes I have encountered in everyday life.
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