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Introduction to Organizational Behaviour Chapter 1
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What is OB? Organizational Behaviour (OB) is the study of the relationship between the behaviour of people in organizations and organizational, individual, and social outcomes.
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Purposes of OB Company - improve efficiency - increase productivity Employee - decrease stress - understand discrimination - further your career Customer/Community - provides security - increases efficiency - ensures quality
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Taylorism and the Scientific Management Approach Work attitudes Work methods Management control Work design and standardization Employee selection Employee motivation Hierarchical control
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Different OB Approaches Managerialist Actionalist Radical Feminist Racioethnic Postmodernist
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Managerialist Approach Concern: To understand how behaviour and structure contribute to organizational improvement (e.g., productivity, job satisfaction, growth, survival, etc.) Focus: The manager
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