Gen Y and Boomers have very similar preferences in work environments and working style too. The
social information processing model is almost the same in both the generations as they live close
together and fall under the same social perception category.
In the article Before you make that big decision, the section about implementing quality control over
decisions caught my attention immediately. Lack of exposure to issues ahead and overconfidence can
blind decision makers leading to bad decisions. In the
It is the responsibility of an organizations top management to keep every employee in the organization
informed about the companys strategic moves and also to make them realize their role in the companys
business. By doing this, employees also feel valuab
Managing oneself is one article to which I was able to closely relate myself and my professional
experience to. Discovering ones strengths and utilizing the same to align our strengths with
organizational goals is very important. This will lead
This takeaway talks about the article Fluid Teams: Solutions to the problems of unstable team
membership. Fluid teams when present in the right number in many organizations, can come in handy
and prove to be very useful. The main reason for the need for a
The young and the clueless is a very good article which depicted something that I have seen in my
professional career and could relate to, very closely. The case of Charles Armstrong is a very common
scenario nowadays. People who are very ambit
This takeaway deals with the article What only the CEO can do. The CEOs main role in any organization
is to link the outside world to the inside of the organization. Procter & Gambles CEO has faced the same
task when he joined the company as CEO and thing
There is a start to everything. Unless there is a chance given, employees talent or ideas might go
unseen. Every organization works hard on hiring the best of the talent pool available in the market.
Hence it is also important to recognize the same after
I could relate to so much from my previous experience in working with teams, with the article Why
teams dont work. I feel that the two most important aspects in making a team work are the leader and
team formation. Picking the right talent for a team is i
This takeaway refers to the article Decoding resistance to change. Change management and its leaders
in any organization would have to face resistance at one point or the other. This is mainly due to peoples
operational experience talking. It is really up
Team MyMix, 7
Team member Names
Our team is following the Low-Cost strategy. This means our
goods are going to be low-cost. Our products are cheaper
which means that our demand will be higher since more people
can afford to buy our produc
1 Which of the following is the most direct effect of decentralization?
the time required to make decisions increases
the flexibility of the organization decreases
the specific environment of the organization
the monitoring burden on top m
Affective Commitment: staying because you want to.
Continuance Commitment: staying because you need to.
Normative Commitment: staying because you ought to.
1.Affective Commitment: An employees desire to remain a member of an organization due to
MGMT3080: Organizational Behavior
Lecture 02 What Is OB?
What is Organizational Behavior?
o Definition-Field of study devoted to understanding, explaining, and improving the
attitudes and behaviors of individuals and groups in organizations
MANAGEMENT: EXAM 3 STUDY GUIDE
Power: Ability to influence the behavior of others and resist unwanted influence in return
key to power is dependency
o created by importance of a resource, scarcity of a resource, no substitutability of a resource
Lecture 03 Job Performance
o What is it? How do we define what is and is not job performance
Employee behaviors that contribute, either positively or negatively, to
organizational goal accomplishment
Total expected value of all behaviora
Chapter 10: Ability
What is ability?
What are the different types of ability?
The relatively stable capabilities people
possess to perform a range of different
but related activities.
Chapter 2: Job
The value of the set of employee behaviors
that contribute, either positively or
negatively, to organizational goal
Chapter 5: Stress
What is stress?
Stressors vs. strains
Types of stressors
Hindrances vs. Challenges
Coping with stress
Psychological response to demands that have stakes,
and tax or exceed a persons capacities or resources.
Chapter 4: Job Satisfaction
What is job satisfaction?
What affects job satisfaction?
Why does job satisfaction matter?
Whats the difference between emotions and moods?
Why do emotions and moods matter in the workplace?
What is organizational commitment?
Types of commitment
Types of employees
The strength of involvement in and identification with
CEO- Makes corporate decisions, set contracts with food distributors, handles manager payroll,
all executive decisions, but not limited to complaints sent directly up.
Managers-Handles customer disputes sent up, handles inventory, schedul