Organisational Behaviour: Core Concepts and Applications, 5th Australian Edition

ISBN: 9780730363422, 9780730355359

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This fifth Australian edition of Wood’s Organisational Behaviour: Core Concepts and Applications presents Organisational Behaviour in an interactive digital format and is an ideal text for students interested in management or human resources. The information is offered in a clear and visual manner without overwhelming you, and focuses on real and relevant issues, such as: the changing nature of work, diversity in the workplace and globalisation.

Available as a full colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code, this title enables every student to master concepts and succeed in assessment by taking the roadblocks out of self-study, with features that are designed to get the most out of what you’re learning.

This edition includes enhanced and updated coverage that’s complemented by features like: videos to help you connect concepts with real-world cases, animations and interactivities embedded throughout the text to bring the theoretical to life, Concept Check questions that are placed at the end of every chapter to test your comprehension and allow you to get instant feedback on where you strengths and weaknesses lie, and the opportunity to work between the online (interactive e-text) and offline (print) to cater to how you study best, with the ability to search, highlight and annotate within the digital text.

Key Features

  • Current affairs videos provide you with insights into various aspects of organisational behaviour in the real world
  • Interactive skills assessments allow you to test and determine various personal attributes that contribute to the organisational dynamic
  • What would you do? exercises provide you with the opportunity to apply what you have learned to organisational behaviour
Wiley Interactive E-Text
Wiley Interactive E-Text
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Practitioner Videos
Practitioner Videos

Video insights from high-profile practitioners help students connect course concepts with real-world local cases.


Animations and interactivities embedded at the point of learning bring course concepts to life.

Concept check questions
Concept check questions

Students can test their comprehension and get instant feedback with interactive Concept Check questions, embedded at the point of learning.

Search, highlight and annotate
Search, highlight and annotate

Interactive textbook lets students search, highlight and take notes within the text for efficient study.

Jack Wood
Rachid Zeffane
Michele Fromholtz
Retha Wiesner
Rachel Morrison
Aharon Factor
Tui McKeown
Chapter 1 What is organisational behaviour?

Chapter 2 Individual attributes and their effects on job performance

Chapter 3 Motivation and empowerment

Chapter 4 Learning, reinforcement and self-management

Chapter 5 Job design, goal setting and flexible work arrangements

Chapter 6 Groups and group dynamics

Chapter 7 Teamwork and team building

Chapter 8 Organisational structure and design

Chapter 9 Organisational culture

Chapter 10 Power, politics and influence in organisations

Chapter 11 Leadership

Chapter 12 Decision making

Chapter 13 Communication, conflict and negotiation in organisations

Chapter 14 Organisational change and innovation

Interactive E-Text: 9780730355359
Textbook with Interactive E-Text Code: 9780730363422
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