BADM 5100–ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND BEHAVIORSTUDY SESSION 1FIRST / SECOND TOPICS: WHAT IS ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR &ORGANIZATIONAL CULTUREManagement is the process of working with and through others to attain organizationalgoals. Thus, people are the most important resource of any organization. Managing thisresource effectively should be the main purpose of any manager. However, this endeavoris a complex one, in face of today’s constant changesin the business environment andthe fact that people are driven by conflicting self interests.Organizational Behavior is a field impacted by diverse disciplines, such as psychology,sociology, anthropology, among many others, focused on understanding human behaviorwithin work organizations. Organizational Behavior analyzes behavior from individual,group and organizational perspectives.It also analyzes the manager’s role in developingsound organizational behavior necessary to achieve the highest levels of organizationaleffectiveness.