ols 274 - LearningOutcomes Defineorganizationalbehavior

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Chapter 1 Copyright 2009, Vandeveer,  Menefee 1 Learning Outcomes  Define organizational behavior Explain some of the differences in  organizations Understand the need for systematic study of  organizational behavior Describe an organization Recognize OB depends on contingencies
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Chapter 1 Copyright 2009, Vandeveer,  Menefee 2 What is Organizational Behavior? Organizational Behavior is the study  of human behavior in the workplace,  the interaction between people and  the organization with the intent to  understand and predict human  behavior .
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Chapter 7 Copyright 2009,  Vandeveer,  Menefee 3 Roadmap to Understanding Putting It All Together Understanding Me Understandin g Others Understanding Organizations
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Organization Defined Leadership is about dealing with people.  The people are the organization, thus  an organization is a group with two or  more people that share a common set  of goals and meet at regular times. Chapter 1 Copyright 2009, Vandeveer,  Menefee 4
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Chapter 1 Copyright 2009, Vandeveer,  Menefee 5 Why Study  Organizational Behavior? Understanding human behavior in  organizations is a critical skill for  leadership and success in  organizations.  To be a successful leader, one  needs to understand the behaviors  of people, organizations, and the  situation.
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Chapter 1 Copyright 2009, Vandeveer,  Menefee 6 Common Sense Quiz Please select an True or False to each of the following: When employees are happy workers are more productive .  (T/F) Friendly, trusting, and approachable bosses can motivate their  workers. (T/F) Leaders who exhibit a stable behavior, regardless of the situations  faced, make the best leaders. (T/F) Experiences have shown us that interviews where the interviewer 
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