He taught psychology in Bihar, Ranchi, and Patna universities. Holistic is an ideal that strives for excellence by blending people and task requirements. Email us at , or click here to find your. Six chapters are covered in Part 3, groups. Next, well being at the most basic level determines the absence of any physical, social or psychological malfunctioning. Individuals in a group either prioritize their personal interest, group interest or attempt to strike a balance between the two.
Employees believe that the management rewards hard work, recognizes merit, establishes clear norms of performance and gives the employees adequate work load. There are four ways of expressing power: need-dependency, self control, assertion and duty. It is contingent on subordinates' preference for dependency, personalized relation-ship and their willingness to accept superior status of the leader. The book presents basic knowledge of organizational behaviour as developed in the West, adds to these the latest global research findings, and situates them in the Indian cultural perspective. Pandey in a study have identified four facets of personality that are typically of Indians, dependent prone, collectivist, materialistic and holistic. In sum, the book presents the basic knowledge of organizational behaviour as developed in the West, and stimulates the research in the Indian cultural perspective.
Two chapters are included in part 2. It helps people in the organization adjust, adapt, innovate and transform themselves for gaining and retaining their competitive advantage over their rivals. Professor Sinha is also a well-known writer and has authored several books. It adheres to the syllabi of the organizational behaviour courses followed in most major universities and management institutes. Culture and Organizational Behaviour Author: Jai B. Work organizations in India are embedded in Indian culture that influences and is influenced by the economic, political and social factors, and is also subjected to global business influences. It captures organizational behaviour and issues with well-woven essence of the Indian organizations in its text.
The book presents basic knowledge of organizational behaviour as developed in the West, adds to these the latest global research findings, and situates them in the Indian cultural perspective. A textbook for management studies that highlights the effect of the confluence of Western and Indian cultural influences. He taught psychology in Bihar, Ranchi, and Patna universities. Series Title: Responsibility: Jai B. He points out that contemporary leadership theory is that controlling of behaviour of others is acceptable. There are three broad categories of theories of leadership: leader centred theories, theories of leader subordinate interactive relationships, and contingency theories. Key Features: - Contains updated case studies from Indian organizations - Focuses on current and emerging strategies in organizational structures, leadership, power and politics - Covers topics like balancing work and other responsibilities, power and politics, and conflict and negotiation, which, though extremely crucial to organizational behaviour, have perhaps not got due attention in the existing literature - Presents the relatively unexplored effects of Indian culture on organizational behaviour.
Provides a platform where both theoretical and practical issues can be addressed by managers, researchers, students and teachers alike. A comprehensive list of references is also given. Contents: Organizational behaviour -- Indian cultural context -- The Indian milieu -- Self and personality -- Well-being: the ultimate goal of life -- Individuals and group dynamics -- Working for self and others -- Teamwork -- Power and politics -- Effective leadership -- Theories of leadership -- Organizational culture -- Knowledge organizations -- Organizational change and development. On the whole the book is a great contribution on the subject and is certainly to benefit academic readers, researchers and management students. This part suggests ways of improving organizational effectiveness and employees' performance and well being. It also highlights the issues that emanate from the interface of the Indian culture and organizational behaviour. Formal systems are established to enable organizations to realize its goals.
He has a long-standing career of over 40 years in research and teaching. The book is a comprehensive read and has successfully handled the challenge of broad-basing and replicating the existing thought of theories and practices of organizational behavior evolved in Western countries in Indian context. List of tables, boxes and figures, proper referencing and indexing make the navigation through the book really easy and clear. The backdrop contains three chapters. T Srinath emphasized that a leader should inspire, not motivate. Returns Policy: 30-day money back guarantee for return if the item is not as described, is damaged or is faulty.
Sinha is one of the few attempts that shows how Indian mindset is complex enough not to be caricatured by simplistic and dichotomous Western cultural notions. Cite this article as: Rai, R. Avoidance of jargons and use of simple language makes it very useful for the readers. A glossary of terms has been provided, and each chapter is followed by a summary and exercises. The book will be of imme-nse use to students and teachers of organizational behaviour in the faculty of management and social sciences.
The chapters of the book end with summary of the key-points, self-administrable exercises and detailed case studies which add value to book. This book by Jai B. Provides a platform where both theoretical and practical issues can be addressed by managers, researchers, students, and teachers alike. The concept of power is closely related to concepts such as influence, control, authority and politics. He is an authority on cultural influences on organizational behaviour. It also highlights the issues that emanate from the interface of the Indian culture and organizational behaviour.
The E-mail message field is required. We will send you a confirmation email with a Tracking Code to follow the progress of your parcel when it ships. Dependent proneness has a negative impact on organizational behaviour. The fourteen chapters in the book are organized into four parts, the backdrop, individuals, groups and organizations. It also highlights the issues that emanate from the interface of the Indian culture and organizational behaviour. Collectivism and individualism affect the extent to which individuals get integrated into their groups by yielding to group goals and confirming to group norms etc.