O B Questions.docx - 3 Why are there few absolutes for OB There are a lot of challenges and opportunities today for managers to use OB concepts

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3 . Why are there few absolutes for OB? There are a lot of challenges and opportunities today for managers to use OB concepts. Understanding organizational behavior has never been more important for angers. A quick look at a few of the dramatic changes now taking place in organizations supports this claim. The typical employee is getting older; more and more women and people of color are in the work place; corporate downsizing and the heavy use of temporary workers are severing the bonds of loyalty that historically tied many employees to their employers; and global competition is requiring employees to become more flexible and to learn to cope with rapid change. 4. Why is it important to complement intuition with systematic study? It is important to complement intuition with systematic study to understand behavior within organizations in order to make accurate predictions of behavior. Underlying this systematic approach is the belief that behavior is not random. Rather, one can identify fundamental
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