Making OB Work for Me Smartbook
An interdisciplinary field focused on understanding and managing people at work is
Instead of trying to rely on “one best way” to manage, a manager may want to use a
approach, which calls for using situationally appropriate tools
Your understanding of who you are, and your preferences are can be improved by a
Dependence on hindsight, lack of rigor, and being overly subjective are all elements of
Which of the following statements about OB is true?
It goes beyond common sense
The ability to motivate employees in different ways, provide useful feedback, and
manage productive teams are all aspects of a manger’s performance, and doing these
things will give a manager
Select the types of solution response.
Resolving, solving, and dissolving
Select the three common elements in choosing among alternatives to arrive at an effective
Selection criteria, consequences, and choice process
Which of the following are important to consider when selecting alternative solutions?
10. OB and problem-solving are at odds and do not go together when studying OB.
11. Which of the following are potential constraints during problem-solving?
information, insufficient funds, and lack of time
12. A concern with identifying right and wrong behavior is referred to as