Roots of Organizational Behavior

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1 Roots of Organizational Behavior MGMT 371 – Class Session #4 Wednesday, September 3 rd , 2008 Prof. Marc H. Anderson On Application Papers REWRITES: These are due one week after they are returned to you Follow the guidelines (or lose points) Print single-sided and put name on back Write in complete sentences Spell check! (“Morale” not “Moral”) On Application Papers (2) Be interesting, funny, focused, relevant, concise, personal, detailed Avoid being too general : “I worked in an organization and had a nice boss and the job was okay and I liked my coworkers and…” Avoid being wordy : “The organization had a problem. The problem was a problem of trust.” Frederick W. Taylor – Evil Genius Why Is There So Much Antagonism Between Management and Workers? Fallacious belief by workers that increased output will result in unemployment Defective management systems that make workers restrict output to protect themselves Inefficient rule-of-thumb effort-wasting methods of work The Concept of Soldiering It’s in the best interests of workers to go slow instead of fast, i.e, to restrict their
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