Intro - Organization Behavior 1st Lecture Notes...

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Organization Behavior 1 st Lecture Notes Organizational Behavior is the study of the impact that organizational, group, and individual factors have on attitudes and performance in organizations, for the purpose of applying that knowledge to improving organizational effectiveness …. NEED AN EVIDENCE-BASED, SYSTEMATIC APPROACH You don’t increase employee attitude and performances to “be nice” but to increase profit and productivity Most often employees leave not because of poor salary, but due to poor work environment In order to succeed you need to work well in a team It costs thousands of dollars if an employee leaves, (paperwork, interviews, etc.) therefore you want employees to stay with you for a long time to save money WIIFM What’s in it for me? Use class outlines as an exam outline Top 5 Reasons to Study OB o It’s a required course o It will be your job… It’s what managers do o It’s a skill set that companies want What managers do: o Managerial Functions (Henri Fayol) Planning, decision making, organizing, staffing, communicating,
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