Module B - Module B Applying Social Psychology to Work...

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Module B Applying Social Psychology to Work Environments Industrial/Organizational Psychology – Psychologists who study behaviors and cognitions within the work environment. Job satisfaction: happy employees are more productive Attitudes that employees have concerning their job Organizational leadership: defined as the help we give to one another within our work environment that is not required. Leadership: defined as the process through which one member of a group (the leader) influences other group members toward the attainment of shared goals Who becomes a leader? Are their characteristics of a leader necessary for successful productivity within the work setting? Entrepreneurship: defined as an individual who recognizes an opportunity for a new business and actually starts one Running your own business more effective than working for others Who is more likely to be a successful entrepreneur? Great Person Theory of Leadership
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2008 for the course PSYC 205 taught by Professor Roberts-whalen during the Spring '08 term at Baton Rouge CC.

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