New 2nd Edition Publishing December 2009 2005 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner! Organizational Behavior in Health Care was written to assist those who are on the frontline of the industry everyday--healthcare managers who must motivate and lead very diverse populations in a constantly changing environment. it is intended to introduce graduate students and professionals To The behavioral science literature relevant To The study of individual and group behavior, specifically in healthcare organizational settings. Using an applied focus, The book provides a clear and concise overview of the essential topics in organizational behavior from the healthcare manager's perspective. it focuses on the many aspects of organizational behavior, such as individuals' perceptions and attitudes, diversity, communication, motivation, leadership, power, stress, conflict management, negotiation models, group dynamics, team building, and managing organizational change. Each chapter contains learning objectives, summaries, case studies and other types of activities, such as self-assessment exercises or evaluation instruments, which are intended as ways to help the reader gain a deeper understanding of how organizational behavior theories are successfully applied within the healthcare industry. in addition, The textbook is accompanied by a comprehensive Instructor's Manual, which contains sample syllabi, teaching outlines, PowerPoint presentations, in-class exercises, case studies, research projects and links to current articles from leading healthcare journals that reflect practical applications of each chapter's theories and concepts. Provides a clear and concise overview of the essential topics in organizational behavior from the health care manager's perspective, Includes aspects of organizational behavior such as individual attitudes, diversity, communication, motivation, leadership, power, stress, conflict management, negotiation models, group dynamics, team building, and managing organizational change, All chapters contain learning objectives, summaries, case studies and other engaging activities for a better understanding of the application of organizational behavior theories, Includes an Instructor's Manual that includes sample syllabi, teaching outlines, Power Point presentations, In class exercises, research projects, and links to current articles in journalsBorkowski, Nancy is the author of 'Organizational Behavior in Health Care', published 2005 under ISBN 9780763747688 and ISBN 0763747688.