Porter, Bigley, and Steers' 7th edition of Motivation and Work Behavior is a scholarly reader/text designed for upper-level and MBA courses in Motivation and Organizational Behavior. The 7th Edition's new title and content demonstrates the text's concentration on the major contemporary theories, research, and applications specificaly related to the topic of motivation and work behavior.The vast majority of the material in the revision is entirely new and several articles were written specifically for inclusion in the 7th Edition of Motivation and Work Behavior. The readings and cases nature of the text encourages critical thinking and applied learning of major academic theories.Selection are authored by foremost scholars in the field.Text begins with theory (part 1), moves to critical issues (part 2), and finishes with lessons and implications for managers (parts 3 & 4). The concluding chapter reviews and synthesizes what has been learned concerning the role of motivation and leadership in work settings.Outstanding coverage of motivation and leadership at work: reward systems, job attitudes, cross-cultural influences on motivation and leadership, social influences and power, "high involvement" management, and learning organizations.|New title signal a major updating and topical expansion, reflecting current trends and a new focus on leadership.Now published for the first time in a more affordable softcover edition. Thirty of the 42 articles are newNew coverage of high-involvement management, including self-directed work teams. Expanded coverage of cross-cultural issues and diversity.