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Organizational behavior is the systematic study and careful application of knowledge about how people- as individuals and as groups- act within organizations. It strives to identify ways in which people can act more effectively. Organizational behavior is a scientific discipline in which a large number of research studies and conceptual developments are constantly adding to its knowledge base. Most sciences share four goals- to describe, understand, predict and control some phenomena. These are al the goals of organizational behavior. The first objective is to describe, systematically, how people behave under a variety of conditions. A second goal is to understand why people behave as they do. Predicting future employee behavior is another goal of organizational behavior. Ideally, managers would have the capacity to predict which employees might be dedicated and productive or which ones might be absent, tardy, or disruptive on a certain day. The final goal of organizational behavior is to
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This note was uploaded on 08/14/2011 for the course ECON 103 taught by Professor Profkinney during the Spring '11 term at Athens Tech.

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