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Organizational behavior

Author: Timothy T Baldwin; William Bommer; Robert S Rubin
Publisher: Dubuque, IA : McGraw-Hill Education, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1 EditionView all editions and formats
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"Contemporary students put extraordinary demands on OB instructors and textbooks alike. On one hand, students immersed in quantitative courses such as fi nance and accounting and other business disciplines are often quick to dismiss OB/management courses as "soft" or "elementary" or "common sense"-so there is a pressing need for relevance and richness. On the other hand, modern technology and short attention spans  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baldwin, Timothy T.,
Organizational behavior
Dubuque, IA : McGraw-Hill Education, 2020.
(DLC) 2019037521
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy T Baldwin; William Bommer; Robert S Rubin
ISBN: 9780078112782 0078112788 9780077637521 0077637526
OCLC Number: 1114279289
Notes: Includes index.
Description: pages cm
Other Titles: Organisational behavior
Responsibility: Timothy T. Baldwin, Indiana University, William H. Bommer, California State University, Fresno, Robert S. Rubin, DePaul University.

Abstract:

"Contemporary students put extraordinary demands on OB instructors and textbooks alike. On one hand, students immersed in quantitative courses such as fi nance and accounting and other business disciplines are often quick to dismiss OB/management courses as "soft" or "elementary" or "common sense"-so there is a pressing need for relevance and richness. On the other hand, modern technology and short attention spans have created an aversion to the theoretical grounding and evidence-based education necessary to build true understanding and applicable skills. Thoughtful OB and management instructors are therefore often torn between opting for a traditional descriptive text, strong on concepts and defi nitions, but with little application focus, or choosing a more popular-press reading, strong on war-story anecdotes and prescriptions (often more popular with students), but short on theory and evidence"--

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