Chapter 9: Foundations of Group Behavior
*Define group and distinguish the different types of groups:
Group two or more individuals, interacting and interdependent, who have come together to
achieve particular objectives
Formal Group one defined by the or
Appendix A A Brief Historical Perspective
Modern history of organizational behavior dates to the late 1800s
From 1930s to 1950s major contributions were made to the understanding of leadership,
motivation, and behavior in organizations
In 1940s Abraham Ma
GB215-E01: Human Behavior and Organizations/Fall 2014
Instructor: George F. Marron
Office: SMI 204
Office phone: 781-891-2359
Class meeting day and time:
Mon. & Tues., 3:30-5:30; Wed., 2:00-3:00
Other days & times
Chapter 16: Organizational Culture
Organizational culture a pattern of basic assumptions that are considered valid and that are
taught to new members as the way to perceive, think, and feel in the organization
Artifacts symbols of culture in the physical
A CASE OF PERSONALITY
GB215 Individual Case Analysis
In the past several years, interest in managerial application of attribution theories has increased
considerably. The application of these theories to the diagnosis of poor employee p
The Well-Paid Receptionist
GB215 Team Case Analysis
Read the case study. Respond to the following questions.
Taking the perspective of Harvey Finley, analyze what has happened at
Troupville Business Systems using concepts of
Alpha & Omega Technologies
In 1998, Technological Innovations (TI) a medium-sized contract manufacturing company
was acquired by a large manufacturing firm. The acquirer was mainly interested in TIs new
robotic technology and did not have any inte
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Advancing the Team
Meeting Management Practices
Meeting Management: .Meeting Defined
A meeting is composed of a series of agreements.
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Learned in GB215
The structure of our Management (GB215) class consisted of me and other students
having to discuss with one another about issues and behaviors people have when managing a
Leadership Interview and Reflection (100 points)
Please bring a hard copy to class and also upload to Blackboard by midnight November 3.
Objective: To be an effective leader, or team member, you need knowledge about those
Self-Assessment Reflection (100 points)
Please bring a hard copy to class and also upload to Blackboard by midnight October 6.
Objective: To be an effective leader, or team member, you need self-knowledge. You need