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Organisational Behaviour:Emerging Knowledge. Global Insights


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Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction
1. Introduction to the Field of Organisational Behaviour
Part 2: Individual behaviour and processes
2. Individual Behaviour, Personality and Values
3. Perceiving Ourselves and Others in Organisations
4. Workplace Emotions, Attitudes and Stress
5. Foundations of Employee Motivation
6. Applied Performance Practices
7. Decision Making and Creativity
Part 3: Team processes
8. Team Dynamics
9. Communicating in Teams and Organisations
10. Power and Influence in the Workplace
11. Conflict and Negotiation in the Workplace
12. Leadership in Organisational Settings
Part 4: Organisational processes
13. Organisational Structure
14. Organisational Culture
15. Organisational Change
Holistic Case Studies

About the Author

Steven L. McShane is Winthrop Professor of Management at the University of Western Australia (UWA) Business School, where he receives high teaching ratings from students in Perth, Singapore, Manila, and other cities where UWA offers its programs. He previously taught in the business faculties at Simon Fraser University and Queen's University in Canada. Steve has conducted executive programs with Nokia, TUEV-SUED, Wesfarmers Group, Main Roads WA, McGraw-Hill, ALCOA World Alumina Australia, and many other organizations. He is also a popular visiting speaker, having given numerous invited presentations over the past four years to faculty and students in the United States, China, India, Canada, the Philippines, Malaysia, and other countries. Steve earned his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in organizational behavior, human resource management, and labor relations. He also holds a Master of Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto, and an undergraduate degree from Queen's University in Canada. Steve is a past President of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (the Canadian equivalent of the Academy of Management) and Director of Graduate Programs in the business faculty at Simon Fraser University. Along with coauthoring Organizational Behavior, Sixth Edition, Steve is coauthor of M: Organizational Behavior (2012) with Mary Ann Von Glinow; Organisational Behaviour on the Pacific Rim, Third Edition (2010) with Mara Olekahns (University of Melbourne) and Tony Travaglione (Curtin University); and Canadian Organizational Behaviour, Eighth Edition (2013) with Sandra Steen (University of Regina). Steve is also coauthor of editions or translations of his organizational behavior book in China, India, Quebec, Taiwan, and Brazil. Steve has published several dozen articles and conference papers on workplace values, training transfer, organizational learning, exit-voice-loyalty, employee socialization, wrongful dismissal, media bias in business magazines, ad diverse topics. Steve enjoys spending his leisure time swimming, body board surfing, canoeing, skiing, and traveling with his wife and two daughters. Mara Olekalns Mara Olekalns is an expert in the fields of negotiation and conflict resolution. Her research focuses on communication processes in negotiation. She is interested in how the timing and sequencing of negotiation strategies affects negotiators' outcomes, particularly their ability to create value in the negotiation; and als in identifying the contextual, cognitive and dispositional factors that shape strategy choice and sequencing. More recently, she investigated the impact of first impressions and turning points on trust in negotiation. In addition to her role at MBS, Mara has been a Visiting Research Scholar at Kellogg Graduate School of Management's Dispute Resolution Research Centre. She has held lecturing positions at the University of Melbourne and University of Otago, as well as a range of management positions in the Australian Public Service. She also has considerable experience as a presenter on executive development programs. Mara has published in leading international management, psychology and communication journals, and has presented her work extensively at international conferences. She was a board member of the International Association of Conflict Management and is on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Conflict Management. Tony Travaglione Tony Travaglione currently heads the School of Management at the Curtin Business School. He previously held the position of Professor of Management in the Asia Pacific Graduate School of Management at Charles Sturt University. He obtained his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Organisational Behaviour from the University of Western Australia. During his career Tony has held a number of senior leadership roles including Professor and Dean at the University of Adelaide and Professor and Head of the Newcastle Graduate School of Business. Additionally Tony holds the position of Visiting Professor at Stanford University where he teaches MBA students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In addition to teaching MBA students in Australia and the USA he has also taught programs in Singapore; Hong Kong and Malaysia. Tony has published in numerous international journals including Personnel Review, Journal of Individual Employment Rights; International Journal of Human Resource Management; Journal of Managerial Psychology; and the International Journal of Organisational Analysis. Tony has consulted to a wide range of organisations including BHP; QANTAS; Swan Brewery; Health Department of Western Australia; Hunter Area Health; Main Roads Western Australia; Westrail; Rail Services Australia and Centrelink. Tony enjoys his spare time by the beach and bushwalking. Having spent time in Western Australia, the Hunter region of New South Wales, and Adelaide, Tony has developed an appreciation for a fine red.

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