IST 335 Chapt 1

IST 335 Chapt 1 - Help middle managers define or redefine...

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IST 335 Chapt 1 (9/1)  16:41 Oranization behavior Managing Organizational Behavior Actions focused on Aquiring Developing Applying Knowledge and skills of people Strategic OB approach Organizing and managing people’s knowledge and skills to; Implement strategy Gain competitive advantage  Organization Defined: Collection of individuals forming a coordinated system of specialized activities for the  purpose of achieving certain goals over some extended period of time. Common features of organizations Network of indivduals System Coordinated activities Division of labor Goal orientation Continuity over time, regardless of individual membership change Human capital Sum of skills, knowledge, and attributes of individuals Senior managers Activities Disscuss- vision, strategy, other manager issues
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Unformatted text preview: Help middle managers define or redefine ro Middle managers Activities Lower level managers Activities Importance of understanding organizational behavior Enhance our ability to leverage peoples potential within the organizations Human Capital as a source of competitive advantage Value Individuals of supporting strategy for competing Rareness Unique skills and talents of individuals Imitability Extent that individual skills and talents can be copied. Competitive advantage Able to perform some aspects of work better than competition offering customers added value. High-involvement management Dimensions Selective Hiring Extensive training Decision power Information sharing Incentive compensation 16:41 16:41...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course IST 335 taught by Professor Carstenoesterlund during the Fall '09 term at Syracuse.

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