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Brittney Acevedo Organizational behavior is defined as the systematic study and application of knowledge about how individuals and groups act within the organizations where they work. There are three key levels of analysis in OB. They are examining the individual, the group, and the organization. OB matters at three critical levels. It matters because it is all about things you care about. It matters because employers care about OB. Finally, it matters because organizations care about OB. Research shows that successful organizations have a number of things in common, such as providing employment security, engaging in selective hiring, utilizing self-managed teams, being decentralized, paying well, training employees, reducing status differences, and sharing information. If you notice that you retain more information by reading and seeing diagrams and flow charts, you may be a visual learner. If you primarily learn by listening to others such as in lectures, conversations, and videos, you may be an auditory learner. Finally, if you have a preference for actually doing things and learning from trial and error, you may be a kinesthetic learner. Surveys are one of the primary methods management researchers use to learn about OB. Field studies are also effective ways to learn about what is truly going on within organizations. There are survey field studies but more compelling evidence comes from field studies
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course MGMT 12 taught by Professor Jalajas during the Spring '11 term at Long Island U..

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