The book is addressed to a wide readership. It is useful for the students of management, human resource management, organizational behaviour, and for those in the field of behavioural sciences. It is equally useful for the management practitioners who want to enrich themselves on human behaviour to manage their workforce more effectively. Relevant case studies with each chapter as well as those at the end of the book refer to the organizational environment of both the USA and India.
The third edition of the book has been thoroughly revised and updated. The latest developments in the field of organizational behaviour have been incorporated to give the students and practitioners a better grasp of the latest research in understanding human behaviour for organizational and personal benefit. New ideas such as emotional intelligence and art of negotiation have been added. Additionally, McGregors’ theories X & Y, have been added as a part of motivation in understanding the worker on behalf of the management. New caselets have been added at the end of the book to give the students a grasp of how theory works in real life.