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9/5/11 Organizational Behavior Agenda Establish realistic expectations about course Get to know me Discuss what OB is and why it is important Review syllabus Discuss why a scientific approach will be used
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9/5/11 What is Organizational A relatively new field of scientific study Concerned with human behavior that occurs in work settings Began by borrowing from other social sciences such as psychology and sociology Scientific study of the behavior and
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/5/11 Mini-History of OB: Scientific Scientific Management Approach The role of “people” in economic success and failure undervalued for a long time because of scientific management’s emphasis on efficiency Taylor: Workers as extensions of machines, interchangeable parts, and pig-iron handling study. Time and motion study.
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9/5/11 Taylor’s Four Managerial Select workers Train systematically Motivate workers to want to perform Discover the most efficient way to do the job
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