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LUBS1850
Module Reading List

Organisational Behaviour, 2018/19, Semester 1, 2
Dennis MacDonald
d.w.macdonald@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Key Text

King, D. & Lawley, S. (2016). Organizational behaviour Oxford (UK): Oxford University Press.

Supplementary reading

Robbins, S.P., Judge, T.A. & Campbell, T.T. (2010) Organizational Behaviour. Harlow (UK): Pearson Education Limited. 

Robbins, S.P. & Judge, T.A. (2009). Organizational behaviour. (13th edn.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.

Readings for each topic

* Key readings. Further supplementary readings are highlighted below.

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Semester 1

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1. An introduction to Organisational Behaviour (Lecture 1 and Seminar 1 & 2)

King, D. & Lawley, S. (2013) Chapter 1*

Handout: The historical evolution of organizational behaviour*

Robbins, S.P., Judge, T.A. & Campbell, T.T. (2010) chapter 1. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Turniansky, B & Hare, A.P. (1998) Individuals and groups in organizations. London: Sage.

Riggio, R.E. (2003). Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology (4th Edn.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

Wilson, F.M. (1999). Organizational behaviour : a critical introduction. Oxford: Oxford University.

Brotherton, C. (1998). Social psychology and management : issues for a changing society. Buckingham: Open University Press.

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2. The rational design of organisations (Lecture 2 and Seminar 3 & 4)

King, D. & Lawley, S. (2013) Chapters 2 & 3*

Doray, B (1988). From Taylorism to Fordism : a rational madness. London (UK): Free Association

Pruijt, H. (1997). Job design and technology : Taylorism vs. anti-Taylorism London (UK): Routledge

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3. Knowledge, learning and motivation (Lecture 3 and Seminar 5 & 6)

King, D. & Lawley, S. (2013) Chapters 10 & 9*

Robbins, S.P., Judge, T.A. & Campbell, T.T. (2010) chapters 6 & 7.

Porter, L.W., Bigley, G.A. & Steers, R.M. (2003). Motivation and Work Behavior (7th Edn.). Boston: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Ramlall, S. (2004). A review of employee motivation theories and their implications for employee retention within organizations. Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge., 5 (1/2), 52-63.   

Herzberg, F. (1968, 2003). One more time: How do you motivate employees? Harvard business review., 81 (1), 87-96.

Latham, G.P. & Ernst, C.T. (2006). Keys to motivating tomorrow’s workforce. Human resource management review., 16, 181-198.

Latham, G.P. & Pinder, C.C. (2005). Work motivation theory and research at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Annual review of psychology., 56, 485-516.

Knowledge management and organizational learning : a reader (2006). Laurence Prusak and Eric Matson (Eds.). Oxford (UK); Oxford University Press.

Patriotta, G. (2004). Organizational knowledge in the making : how firms create, use, and institutionalize knowledge: Oxford (UK): Oxford University Press.

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4. Personality and individual differences (Lecture 4 and Seminar 7)

King, D. & Lawley, S. (2013) Chapter 8*

Robbins, S.P., Judge, T.A. & Campbell, T.T. (2010) chapter 4.

Furnham, A. (1999). Personality at Work: The Role of Individual Differences in the Workplace. London (UK): Routledge.

Cooper, C. (2010). Individual Differences and Personality (3rd Edn.). London (UK): Hodder Education.

Maltby, J., Day, L. & Macaskill, A. (2007). Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence. Harlow (UK): Prentice Hall.

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Semester 2

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5. Discovering the social organization & Managing groups and teams (Lecture 5 and Seminar 8 & 9)

King, D. & Lawley, S. (2013) Chapters 5 & 6*  

Robbins, S.P., Judge, T.A. & Campbell, T.T. (2010) chapters 9 & 10

Baron, R.S. & Kerr, N.L. (2003). Group Process, Group Decision, Group Action (2nd Edn.). Buckingham (UK). Open University Press.

Bonebright, D.A. (2010). 40 years of storming: A historical review of Tuckman’s model of small group development. Human Resource Development International, 13 (1), 111-120.

Eales-White, R. (1995). Building your team. London: Kogan Page.

Hoffman, B.J., Bynum, B.H., Piccolo, R.F. & Sutton, A.W. (2011). Person-organization value congruence: How transformational leaders influence work group effectiveness. Academy of Management journal., 54 (4), 779-796.

Haas, M.R. (2010). The double-edged swords of autonomy and external knowledge: Analyzing team effectiveness in a multinational organization. Academy of Management journal., 53 (5), 989-1008.

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6. Organizational culture & Change (Lecture 6 and Seminar 10 & 11)

King, D. & Lawley, S. (2013) Chapter 7 & 11*

Robbins, S.P., Judge, T.A. & Campbell, T.T. (2010) chapter 17 & 19

Hofstede, G.H. & Hofstede, G.J. (2005). Cultures and organizations: Software of the mind – intercultural cooperation and its importance for survival. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Schein, E.H. (2004). Organizational culture and leadership (3rd. Edn.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Smollan, R.K. & Sayers, J.G. (2009). Organizational culture, change and emotions: A qualitative study. Journal of change management, 9 (4). 435-457.

Mahal, P.K. (2009). Organizational culture and organizational climate as a determinant of motivation. Journal of Management Research, 8 (10), 38-51.

Senior, B. (2002). Organisational Change (2nd edn.). Harlow (UK): Financial Times Prentice Hall.

Anderson, D & Ackerman Anderson, L.S. (2010). Beyond change management : advanced strategies for today's transformational leaders. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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7. Leadership & Power and politics (Lecture 7 and Seminar 12 & 13)

King, D. & Lawley, S. (2013) Chapters 12 & 13*

Robbins, S.P., Judge, T.A. & Campbell, T.T. (2010) chapters 12, 13 & 14.

Northouse, P.G. (2010). Leadership: Theory and Practice (5th Edn.). London: Sage.

Nahavandi, A. (2012). The art and science of leadership (6th Edn.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall.

Derue, D.S., Nahrgang, J.D., Wellman, N. & Humphrey, S.E. (2011). Trait and behavioural theories of leadership: An integration and meta-analytic test of their relative validity. Personnel psychology., 64 (1), 7-52.

Hunt, J.G. (1999). Transformational/charismatic leadership’s transformation of the field: An historical essay. The leadership quarterly., 10 (2), 129-144.

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8. Information, communication and technology (Lecture 8 and Seminar 14)

King, D. & Lawley, S. (2013) Chapter 14*

Robbins, S.P., Judge, T.A. & Campbell, T.T. (2010) chapter 11.

Rouse, M.J. & Rouse, S. (2002). Business communication : a cultural and strategic approach London: Thomson Learning.   

Adler, R.B. & Elmhorst, J.M. (2008). Communicating at work : principles and practices for business and the professions. Boston: McGraw-Hill. 

Mutch, A. (2008). Managing information and knowledge in organizations : a literacy approach: New York: Routledge.

This list was last updated on 27/07/2018