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"The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover." Joseph Addison
NEVER GIVE UP ON ANYBODY
"It is not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left." Hubert H.Humphrey
Organizational behavior textbooks generally follow the same dominant framework that is used to organize the field itself and to partition it into subfields. More precisely, they tend to devote coverage to the history and environment of the field, especially as it relates to the broader domain of management, individual behaviors and processes, interpersonal processes, and organizational processes and characteristics. Because of the rapid advancements in the field and the necessity that examples, statistics, and cases be as current as possible, most textbooks today are revised and published as new editions every two or three years. While there are minor variations across books, they tend to be more similar than dissimilar. Two widely used representative textbooks are Griffin and Moorhead 2012, now in its 10th edition, and Robbins and Judge 2010, now in its 14th edition. Adler 2008 is also a popular supplement that extends OB to international settings. Organizational behavior (OB) is the study of human behavior in organizational settings, of the interface between human behavior and the organization, and of the organization itself. OB is multidisciplinary in nature, synthesizing several other fields of study, and this is reflected in the literature. Perhaps the greatest contribution is from psychology, especially industrial and organizational psychology. Sociology has also had a major impact on the field of organizational behavior; other contributing disciplines include anthropology, political science, economics, and industrial engineering.Organizational behavior textbooks generally follow the same dominant framework that is used to organize the field itself and to...
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