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Internet Notes Glossary Glossary Accommodating. A conflict management style in which one cooperates with the other party, while not asserting one’s own interests. Active listening. A technique for improving the accuracy of information reception by paying close attention to the sender. Actor–observer effect. The propensity for actors and observers to view the causes of the actor’s behaviour differently. Additive tasks. Tasks in which group performance is dependent on the sum of the performance of individual group members. Advanced information technology. The generation, aggregation, storage, modification, and speedy transmission of information made possible by the advent of  computers and related devices. Affective commitment. Commitment based on identification and involvement with an organization. Anchoring effect. The inadequate adjustment of subsequent estimates from an initial estimate that serves as an anchor. Attitude. A fairly stable evaluative tendency to respond consistently to some specific object, situation, person, or category of people. Attribution. The process by which causes or motives are assigned to explain people’s behaviour. Autonomy. The freedom to schedule one’s own work activities and decide work procedures. Avoiding. A conflict management style characterized by low assertiveness of one’s own interests and low cooperation with the other  party. Behavioural plasticity theory. People with low self-esteem tend to be more susceptible to external and social influences than those who have high self- esteem. Body language. Nonverbal communication by means of a sender’s bodily motions, facial expressions, or physical location. Boundary roles. Positions in which organizational members are required to interact with members of other organizations or with the public. Boundaryless organization. An organization that removes vertical, horizontal, and external barriers so that employees, managers, customers, and  suppliers can work together, share ideas, and identify the best ideas for the organization.
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Bounded rationality. A decision strategy that relies on limited information and that reflects time constraints and political considerations. Brainstorming. An attempt to increase the number of creative solution alternatives to problems by focusing on idea generation rather than  evaluation. Bullying. Repeated negative behaviour directed toward one or more individuals of lower power or status that creates a hostile work  environment. Bureaucracy.
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