CHAPTER 1 - CHAPTER 1 Organizational Behavior(OB is the...

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CHAPTER 1 Organizational Behavior (OB) – is the study of human behavior in the workplace, of the interaction between people and the organization, and of the organization itself. Explanation – refers to describing the underlying reasons or process by which phenomena occur. Methods of data collection : Survey questionnaire Interview Systematic observations Participant Observation Research Methods: 1. Cases – observer recording impressions 2. Experiment – variable being modified a) Laboratory experiment – conditions are under the experimenter’s control. b) Field Experiments – applies to real life situations. 3. Meta Analyses – questionnaire or statistical review of the literature on a particular subject; examination of a range of studies for the purpose of reaching a combined result or best estimate. Moderator variables – certain factors that influence result of the study. 4 Key Advantages of Studying OB: 1. Skill development 2. Personal growth 3.
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  • Fall '16
  • Management, Psychology, scientific management, human relations movement, observer recording impressions, Positive Organizational Approach

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