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6.OB%20Part%201%20Fall%2009 - Organizational Behavior Part...

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Unformatted text preview: Organizational Behavior Part 1 What is Organizational Behavior? Outcomes: Job Performance and Organizational Commitment Three Types of Organizational Commitment Job Satisfaction and Outcomes Job Satisfaction and Genetics Affective Disposition Think about the worst coworker you have ever worked with (peers working together on class projects, colleagues at a part-time or full-time job). What did this co-worker do that earned him/her that status? Now think about the best coworker. What did this co-worker do that earned him/her that status? Why do/did these two coworkers act so differently? Organizational Behavior : interdisciplinary field dedicated to better understanding, explaining, and ultimately improving attitudes and behaviors of Individuals (values, attitudes , personality , perception, and learning) and Groups (norms, roles, teams; Chapter 13) What outcomes are of primary importance to OB researchers? (Note: Human Resource Management applies the theories of OB to the workplace.) The two outcomes of primary importance are: ◦ Job performance (task performance, organizational citizenship behaviors-e.g., helping, sportsmanship, boosterism) (Note: Your book discusses OCBs under the attitude heading in the 3 rd Edition. OCBs are behaviors and are discussed as such in the 4 th Edition; Counterproductive Work Behaviors also discussed in 4 th Edition.) ◦ Organizational commitment...
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course MAN 3025 taught by Professor Lepine during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.

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6.OB%20Part%201%20Fall%2009 - Organizational Behavior Part...

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