The relationship between organizational behavior (OB) and human resource management (HRM) is best described by which of the following pairs of words?
Application-theory Nuts-bolts Bolts-nuts Theory-application OB is a field of study devoted to understa
Reminder: Overviews of startup businesses are due
Will provide a few points on the overview next
Lecture on the first components of motivation
Expectancy where one chooses to focus their effort.
Goal setting How one can improve
Organizational behavior: a field of study that seeks to understand, explain, and
improve human behavior in organizations.
Goole:employees can take leave to pursue further education for 5 years and
Great medical facilities, outdoor sports, dry cle
Exam 1 Study Guide 50 Questions Total - 7 questions from Chapter 1 - 11 questions from Chapter 2 - 7 questions from Chapter 3 - 15 questions from Chapter 4 - 10 questions from Chapter 5 Chapter 1: Chapter 2: -
What is an organization? What is OB? What is
a set of energetic forces that originates both within and outside an employee, initiates
work-related effort, and determines its direction,intensity,and persistence
proposes that a person will decide to behave or act in a
Chapter 1 Case: Patagonia
In his recent book The Responsible Company, Patagonia founder and owner Yvon Chouinard argued that
meaningful work depends on what one does, in terms of daily tasks, but also on the larger issues that a
company stands for. He
Assigning specific and difficult goals will have significant benefits for task performance when:
goal commitment is high. there are numerous task strategies. task complexity is high. self-set goals are minimized. When goal commitment is high, assigning
consists of two or more people who work interdependently over some time period to
accomplish common goals related to some task-oriented purpose
Designed to be relatively permanent. Purpose is to produce goods and services, and
a cognitive theory of work motivation that proposes that workers are motivated when they
expect their efforts and job performance to result in desired outcomes
belief that exerting a high level of effort will result in the
relatively permanent, specific job duties
relatively permanent, coordinating activities of orgn sub units
mem have various jobs, provide recommendations to mgmt
one time teams, complex tasks
IE 386: WORK ANALYSIS AND DESIGN I
Project presentations in enrolled lab sessions (April 26-27)
Note: This is not a final project. It is a project on a particular subset of the topics, specifically process
mapping, task analysis, and a
What dimensions of psychological empowerment are affected by the practices? Which
practices represent self-determination, for example?
Nucor's flattened hierarchy and emphasis on pushing power to the front line lead its employees
to adopt the mindset of o
Sub-Group Exercise: Rate each case below on each of the five Core Job Dimensions;
then think about how you might enrich each job. Then develop a strategy for improving
the motivational value of each job.
AJ works for the Housing Authority of a large ci
Name Plate Creation
Discussion of Job Performance
Be ready to participate, as the class will need over 25
What is job performance (Task performance, citizenship, and
What is organizational commitment? What is withdrawal
behavior? How are the two connected?
What are the three types of organizational commitment,
and how do they differ?
What are the four primary responses to negative events at
Stress, stressors and strains.
4 main types of stressors.
Cope with stress.
Type A Behavior Pattern and stress.
Stress, Performance, and Commitment.
Managing employee stress.
Stress Definition (Office Space Example)
Stress - A psychologica
Introduction to Organizational
What is the definition of organizational
What are the two primary outcomes in studies
What factors affect the two primary OB
Why might firms that are good at
What is job satisfaction (and its specific facets)?
What are values, and how do they affect job satisfaction?
Which job characteristics (work design characteristics) can
influence satisfaction with work?
What are mood and emotions, and what
Draw for Presentation Dates.
We will schedule all people who have personality as a topic for after Mike
Bs guest series, so you can use his discussion of personality assessment
for your presentation.
Mike B will be discussing
Trust, and its three sources.
Dimensions of an authority's trustworthiness.
What are the dimensions of justice?
The four-component model of ethical decision making.
How does trust affect job performance and
Completion of Personality and Expatriates Class
Ability Lecture and Activity - This class is very heavy on
aspects of abilities
Expatriate (expat) An employee working full time in another
Extra Credit Opportunity #3
Identify a short movie clip (2-10 minutes) or recent article in popular press outlets
that demonstrate any course topics from lecture or the textbook.
Write a 1-2 page write up explaining how the clip or article de
Drawing from the course concepts on Ethics in Chapter 7, answer the following
questions (this is YOUR opinion). I am looking for an attempt at using the appropriate
use of the course concepts rather than one right answer.
Is cheating more prevalent than e
Birds Chirping and Methods of Knowing Assignment and Answer Key
Read the Wall Street Article A California City is Into Tweeting-Chirping,
Actually-in a Big Way posted January 17, 2012
Types of stressors.
How important is stress?
What can you do?
What can orgs do?
I think General Motor emphasized routine and adaptive task performance prior to its
revitalization efforts because General Motors was really traditional and centralized and workers
had to follow the routines to complete their jobs. The advantage of th
The ingredient I value most is calculating the internal hire rate for open positions. I think it is
important for a company to provide its employees opportunity to learn and grow. When a
company allows its people to compete for the higher positions, e
Team process defined
Team process types
Inputs-Process-Output Model of Team Effectiveness (IPO
Variations within team types