(Wolf Book) Definitions Chapter 1-4

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Valerie Bodden Kluge (10-0014) Definitions “Wolf Book” Chapters 1-4 Organization and Methods Professor Mejia -Organization: a group of persons organized for some end or work; association -Organizational Behavior: deals with the characteristics and personality of individuals or groups within a company and their impact to the organization -Theory Y: leads to control processes based on subordinates' self-control. -Total Quality Management: is an approach that seeks to improve quality and performance, which will meet or exceed customer expectations -E-Business: is about using Internet technologies to provide superior customer service, streamline business processes, increase sales, and reduce costs. -Human Capital: refers to the stock of competences, knowledge and personality attributes embodied in the ability to perform labor so as to produce economic value -Social Capital: is a sociological concept, which refers to connections within and between social networks -Management: in all business and organizational activities is the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives using available resources efficiently and effectively -Contingency: is the status of propositions that are neither true under every possible valuation (i.e. tautologies) nor false under every possible valuation -Ethics : is a branch of philosophy that addresses questions about morality -Corporate Social Responsibility : is a form of corporate self-regulation integrated into a business model
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-Whistle Blowing: is the act of telling the authorities or the public that the organization you are working for is doing something immoral or illegal. -Morally Attentive: is paying attention to all of the information required -Meta-Analysis: combines the results of several studies that address a set of related research hypotheses -Field Study: is a term used by naturalists for the scientific study of free-living wild animals in which the subjects are observed in their natural habitat, without changing, harming, or materially
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