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Click to edit Master subtitle style Organizational Behaviour Rob Smart Winter 2011 11 Introduction to OB BUSI 2101 G Week 1
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Organizational Behaviour Organization (pg.4): a consciously coordinated social unit, composed of a group of people, that functions on a relatively continuous basis to achieve a common goal or set of goals Organizational Behaviour (pg.4): a field of study that investigates the impact of individuals, groups, and structure on behaviour within organizations; its purpose is to apply such knowledge toward improving an organization’s effectiveness. 22
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The Building Blocks of OB 33
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Research in OB Real life organizations Field Studies Meta- Analysis Statistics to pool results of different Studies Laboratory Studies Survey Studies Case Studies Simulated and controlled settings In-depth at studies of single situations Questionnaires and interviews in sample populations Sources of research insight in OB 44
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Review Questions from 1. What are some of the challenges and opportunities faced by managers today
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