1. P&G empowers work teams by allocating the tasks among their members, establishing
their own work schedules, recruiting new members to their team, and even selecting the
methods used to accomplish their tasks.
2. Mens Warehouse philosophy We give people
continuous reinforcement A reinforcement schedule in which a reward occurs after each
instance of a behavior or set of behaviors. (page 137).
extinction A reinforcement contingency in which a behavior is followed by the absence of a
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Instead research high involvement organizations on Google, particularly Whole Foods, Mens
Warehouse and McDonalds. Determine what are the criteria for being labeled a high involvement
organization; what are the predominate people practices leadership puts
in an organizational context.
B. actions of groups
C. actions of a firm
D. actions of individuals and groups
E. actions of individuals and a firm
_ is the
sum of the skills, knowledge,
Diversity can be defined
along a number of
E. all of the above
_ can be
defined as a characteristic of a
group of people suggesting
differences among those
people on any rele
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Bac k to the
Kno wle dg e
Obje ns tive s
Que s tio c 1, 2, 3/4
Team 1 Chapter 2
What is organizational diversity, and how does diversity management differ from affirmative action? Do these programs have anything in common? How does organizational diversity contribute to an organizations competitive advantage?
_ is defined as
the trend toward a unified
global economy where national
borders mean relatively little.
B. Direct foreign investment
E. European Union
A local U.S. soft drinks firm is
interested in expa
in a Global Context
What is Globalization?
Globalization: the trend towards a more
global economy (unified world market) where
national borders mean relatively little
Why go international?
Expand sales efforts across borders
Ch. 1 objectives
a. Organizational behavior is actions taken by individuals and groups in an
organizational context. Managerial actions create and sustain this context
for carrying out the organizations strategy. All members of the