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What is What is Organizational Organizational Behavior? Behavior? August 18 & 23
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What is Organizational Behavior? What is Organizational Behavior? Think of the single worst coworker you ve ever had t What did he or she do that was so bad? Think of the single best coworker you ve ever had t What did he or she do that was so good?
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What is Organizational Behavior? What is Organizational Behavior? A field of study dedicated to understanding, explaining, and ultimately improving human behavior in organizations
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What is Organizational Behavior? What is Organizational Behavior?
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What is Organizational Behavior? What is Organizational Behavior?
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Does OB Matter? Does OB Matter? Do firms who do a good job managing OB concepts become more profitable as a result? t Conceptual arguments t Case studies t Research evidence
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Does OB Does OB Matter? Matter? The resource-based view of the firm
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Does OB Does OB Matter? Matter? Apple t Why is Apple more profitable than its competitors in the computer, phone, and music player industries?
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Does OB Does OB Matter? Matter?
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Does OB Matter? Does OB Matter? Apple t Why is Apple more profitable than its competitors in the computer, phone, and music player industries?
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Does OB Does OB Matter? Matter? The resource-based view of the firm
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Does OB Matter? Does OB Matter? Research evidence
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So What So What s So Hard? s So Hard? t The Rule of 1/8:
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So What So What s So Hard? s So Hard? t The Rule of 1/8 t 1/2 of companies believe in a connection between OB t 1/2 of those implement a comprehensive approach (instead of just 1 change) t 1/2 of those persist long enough to see profit t = 1/8 of companies succeed
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How do we know know ? ? How do we know things. .. t
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course MGMT 5920 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UGA.

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