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Organizational Behaviour by Raisa Arvinen-Muondo, Stephen Perkins

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Introduction

STEPHEN PERKINS and RAISA ARVINEN-MUONDO

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  Identify what we mean throughout this book when talking about management – as a ‘thing’ managers do and as a process they are involved in.

  Establish a sense of where the body of knowledge referred to as ‘organizational behaviour’ (OB) has come from and how it interacts with management and managing – specifically people management.

  Present an overview of debates that the human resources management (HRM) community has been engaged in and how that surfaces a need for some means by which to frame analysis and interpretation of the claims and issues.

  Present an overview of what is on offer over the course of the remaining chapters making up this book.

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