OB-Personality notes - Unit 2 Personality types-factors...

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Unit – 2. Personality – types-factors influencing personality-theories- learning-types of learners – the learning process- learning theories- organisational behaviour modification. Attitudes – characteristics - components - formation- measurement. Perceptions - importance - factors influencing perception - interpersonal perception. Motivation- importance- types – effects on work behaviour. Emotions - emotional labour - emotional intelligence - theories. ATTITUDES - Personality describer the whole person & Attitude determiner the personality. - It may be defined as a tendency to feel and behave in a particular way towards object, people or events. - Attitude is a state of mind of an individual towards something. - It remains unchanged for a long period of time unless he is influenced by External forces. - Attitude is evaluative statements that can be either favourable or unfavourable. Ex: if person does not like a certain aspect way of job he is said to have a Negative attitude towards the assignment. - Feelings and beliefs held by an Individual. - Way in which an individual organize his perceptions & cognitions attaches to a particular thing. Three components - ABC Model. Affect, Behaviour, and Cognition AFFECTIVE- response is an emotional response that expresses an individual s degree of preference for an entity. o - For an example: from heart, I love my job. o - A component is the person s emotions or feelings about object of that attitude. BEHAVIOURAL – intention is a verbal indication or typical behavioural tendency of an individual. (Intention to act I am going to get to work early with a smile on my face) COGNITIVE response is a cognitive evaluation of the entity that constitutes an
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