Behavior in Organizations


Welcome to the Behavior in Organizations section of the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies. We invite you to interact with our site by exploring the sections below, which will be updated and revised on a continual basis. Our aim is to provide you with the resources you need to better understand how the science of behavior can be studied and applied within organizational settings. 



Journals Related to OBM

Journal of Organizational Behavior Management
JOBM is the only professional journal devoted to behavior management in organizations. This innovative journal serves as a tool for improving productivity and the quality of working life.

Behavior and Social Issues
Behavior and Social Issues is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal which serves as a primary scholarly outlet for articles that advance the analysis of human social behavior, particularly with regard to understanding and influencing important social problems.

The Behavior Analyst
The Behavior Analyst is the official publication of ABAI. It is published twice annually, and in addition to its articles on theoretical, experimental, and applied topics in behavior analysis, it includes literary reviews, re-interpretations of published data, and articles on behaviorism as a philosophy.

Books Related to OBM

Bringing Out the Best in People by Aubrey Daniels
Effectively managing people in a company leads to outstanding individual performances that, in turn, leads to great organizational performance. This book tells you how to use a behavior-based performance management system to transform employees' work into something they are willing, ready and even eager to do, which in turn ensures that everybody performs to his or her full potential.

Human Competence: Engineering Worthy Performance by Thomas Gilbert
Widely held as the “father of performance improvement,” Dr.Gilbert’s work continues to be integral to workplace performance professionals around the world.

The Liberated Workplace by William B. Abernathy
In The Liberated Workplace describes a practical and proven transition strategy that enables organizations to evolve from a conventional, bureaucratic wage-and-salary system to a self-managed workplace; one that enjoys the benefits of increased productivity and a committed and creative workforce.

Measure of a Leader by Aubrey Daniels & James Daniels
With American business facing a leadership crisis and top corporate executives being replaced at a rate of one per day, Aubrey Daniels and James Daniels introduce readers to a bold and proven new way to measure and pursue leadership.

Paradox of Organizational Change by Maria Malott
Paradox of Organizational Change illustrates a systematic approach to creating sustainable change in any type of organization attempting to compete effectively in its environment.

Performance Management by Aubrey Daniels and Jon Bailey
With more than 500,000 copies in print, Performance Management: Changing Behavior that Drives Organizational Effectiveness is the definitive text for explaining the science of behavior and presenting proven research and business and industry examples for applying its principles at work.

The Sin of Wages by William B. Abernathy
This compelling and innovative book is a must read for business professionals who are tired of the counterproductive environment fostered by the conventional wage and salary system.

Understanding Complexity in Organizations: Behavioral Systems Edited by Tim Ludwig and Ramona Houmanfar
This book contains articles by internationally recognized experts in Behavioral Systems Analysis who discuss the role of organizational practices in their study of performance improvement and cultural change from both practical and conceptual perspectives.

OBM Related Book Stores

CCBS Bookstore

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Association for Behavior Analysis International Bookstore

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