Organisation Theory and Behaviour

ISBN Number : 978-93-5202-544-2

Library Price : Rs.1650

Library Dollar Price : 66$

Book Edition : Sixth

Year of Publication : 2014

No. Of Pages : 870

About The Book

Organisation Theory and Behaviour is the sixth completely revised edition of the book. The book has been transformed by adding thirteen new chapters, revising most chapters and dropping a few chapters. New material has been added to enhance the value of book.

Some of the chapters are based on the research studies completed by the author or his students. Likewise, a few chapters are based on the research studies which were presented in International Seminars held in USA, Canada, UK and other European countries.

The book contains two parts (1) Book I-Organisation Theory and (2) Book II-Organisational Behaviour. Book II contains four parts. They are: Part I-Introductory, Part II-Individual Behaviour, Part III-The Group Dynamics and Part IV-Organisational Change and Development.

Detailed chapter design and the index are new elements of book which have increased its value to the readers of the book.

The Book in its present form will be of great use to executives in business and government, research scholars preparing for their M.Phil. and Ph.D. Programmes and the students preparing for competitive examinations and other professional and technical programmes of higher education and learning.


Contents :

Book I - Organisation Theory
1. Organisation: Nature and Structure
2. Understanding Organisation Structure
3. Theories of Organisation and Span of Control
4. Authority Relationship
5. The Manager
6. Decision Making
7. Communication
Book II - Organisational Behaviour
Part I : Introductory
8. Organisational Behaviour: A Conceptual Analysis
9. Historical Development of Organisational Behaviour
10. Environmental Analysis
11. Foundation of Organisational Behaviour
12. Globalisation and Organisational Behaviour
13. Development of Human Relations
Part II : Individual Behaviour
14. Foundations of Individual Behaviour
15. Understanding Human Behaviour
16. Variables of Human Behaviour
17. Individual and Personality
18. Individual Difference and Work Behaviour
19. Perception
20. Learning
21. Motivation
22. Interpersonal Behaviour
23. Team and Team Building
Part III : The Group Dynamics
24. Group Dynamics
25. Leadership : Approaches and Style
26. Theories and Mechanism of Leadership
27. Enclave Leadership Style
28. Power and Politics
29. Conflict Management
Part IV : Organisational Change and Development 
30. Management of Change
31. Organisation Development
32. Organisational Effectiveness
33. Stress Management
34. Cultural Basis of Management Development
35. Cultural Dynamics and Management of Development

About The Author

Professor N.S. Gupta is one of the senior most Professors of Management in the country. He laid the foundation of Commerce and Management education in Jammu & Kashmir. He is associated with teaching and research in Commerce and Management Discipline for the last many decades. He has been Professor and Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies (now Faculty of Business Studies) University of Jammu, for many years. He is actively associated with teaching, research and consultancy. He has guided a large number of students for their Ph.D. programme. He has written twenty-four books and a large number of Papers published in Journals of India and abroad and completed about a dozen research projects.

Professor Gupta has been associated with many national and international organisations. He has been the President of Indian Commerce Association, Member of the Board of IDBI and a number of social organisations associated with socio-economic development of the country. He is the Chairman of Society for Socio-economic Upliftment of Rural and Urban Poor and the Director, Institute of Management and Finance, Jammu. His research input in the form of Government reports, project reports, Management Development Programmes for Executives in business and government is substantial.

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