Ch 1 and READINGS 1 & 2

Ch 1 and READINGS 1 & 2 - ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR...

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O RGANIZATIONAL B EHAVIOR Mgmt 102 Dr. Grace McLaughlin
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What is Org Behavior A field that seeks increased knowledge of all aspects of behavior in organizational settings The study of how the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of individuals and groups in organizations are influenced by the actual, implied, or imagined presence of others The study of individual and group dynamics in organizations The study or factors that affect how individuals and groups act in organizations.
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What is Org Behavior Essentially then: Organizational Behavior studies and explains what managers need to know in order to get things done through people.
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Key Elements about Org Behavior 1. Knowledge is grounded in the scientific method
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Key Elements about Org Behavior 2. OB knowledge is used to: Improve organizational effectiveness Enhance individual well-being
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Key Elements about Org Behavior 3. OB looks at multiple level of analysis Text Book Individual Group Organizational _____________________________________ Cross-Level research is frequently done as well Research Micro Macro
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Key Elements about Org Behavior 4 . Org Behavior is Multidisciplinary Psychology
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course ECON 100 taught by Professor Chandle during the Spring '11 term at UC Irvine.

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Ch 1 and READINGS 1 & 2 - ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR...

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