1. How would you restate your hypothesis in a more technical manner?
a. Diverse teams are positively correlated to the quantity and quality of work produced.
2. How would you measure/operationalize diversity and team effectiveness?
Diversity Cases Questions to Prepare for Case Discussion
To facilitate our case discussion in class, please prepare an answer to both questions for each organization. Your analysis for both organizations should fit on a single page. Your answer to the sec
Goal Setting Follow Up
Earlier in the semester you were asked to set a SMART goal for yourself that could be accomplished by
the end of the semester. In this optional, extra credit assignment I would like you to reflect on whether
you succeeded or failed
the process by which individuals select, organize, and interpret the input from their senses to give
meaning and order to the world around them
-ex. Stroop effect: Black Black Black
Black Red Blue
Components of perception (ch.4)
Informational Interview Assignment
The purpose of the informational interview is threefold. First, it will give you an opportunity to
examine an occupation in depth that is of interest to you. Second, it will give you an opportunity
to practice networking
1.Why did Wal-Mart have such a difficult time connecting with consumers in Germany?
Wal-Mart had difficulties in approaching to consumers in Germany because it used a style
of different culture, a US culture, in both managing business and connecting with
Modirzadeh LLD 100WB
Career Research Project
There are two parts to the Career Research Project:
Part 1: Career Research Work plan 15 points.
Part 2: Career Research Report 50 points.
Part 1: Career Research Work plan
In the real world, prior to do
Applying Research Methods
. Emblem 1: You have been hired by a company in the Bay area to assess whether diverse teams
W . . . . H .
(1e, diverse in terms of technical expertise and work experiences) are more effective than non-
diverse teams. You hypothe
How was Poland able to avoid the worst effects of the economic crisis that
gripped most of Europe during 2008-2009?
After becoming a Democratic country, Poland has privatized many state-owned
businesses, deregulated its economy, and received foreign direc
Study Note Exam 1
Please give definition and example for each item
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Chapter 1: Introduction to organizational behavior
Bus 160 Mgmt & Org Beh Notes
09/07/16 Ch 3
External organizational environment
Includes all elements existing outside the boundary of the organization that have the
potential to affect the organization.
Includes competitors, resources, technology, economi
1) What are some things that did not work well (i.e., what levers did not work) or that you
should AVOID as CEO of the organization when trying to implement change?
I dont work well on the end of the management
Study Guide - Exam 3
BUS 160; Professor Mullen
Your exam will consist of approximately 45- 50 multiple choice questions, and a few short answer
questions (no essay). This study guide will help you prepare for the exam. One effective strategy is to
1. Why it is important to understand that both nature and nurture shape an
The employees personalities dictate the attitudes they have towards their
colleagues and their assignments in the organizations. Nature re
1. The key stakeholders stand by the no smoking enforcement on their employees.
Not only is the smoking ban for smoking at work but smoking outside of work.
According to Howard Weyers the CEO states the smoking is a poor choice. The
Study guide Exam 1
Know Mintzbergs research and the results he found
Understand the concept of the Self Fulfilling Prophecy
Understand the concept of Mental Models
Know the levels on which we study organizational behavior
Have general knowl
Study Guide Exam 3
Understand the 3 conditions to consider when deciding whether or not to
assign a team.
Know the benefits of smaller groups versus larger groups.
Understand the benefits and drawbacks associated with diverse teams and
'CHAPTER 1 THE PSYCHOLOGICAL CONTRACT AND COMMITMENT 13
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I followed by the Slovenians and the Japa ese, while the West German sample had the lowest
score. Two factors predicted commitmen across all culturesjob satisfaction and an intrinsic
1. Organizational Behavior: a field of study devoted to understanding, explaining, and
ultimately improving the attitudes and behaviors of individuals and groups in
2. Job Performance: The value of the set
Bus 160. Section 03
SMART goal assignment
My SMART goal is to have a healthier life. I am going to change my living habits in orde
r to get a better lifestyle. This is important for me because I got a skin disease at the back of my h
Goal Setting Assignment
BUS 160, Professor Mullen
In this assignment you will set a personal goal using the SMART goal principles discussed in class.
You must choose a SMART goal now that you can work on achieving during the semester. At the end
of the se
BUS 160: Course Schedule
Introduction to OB and Research Methods
Groups & Teams
Perception and Diversity
Pgs. 2 13, and 560-565
Research Methods Appendix
Ch. 10 &
Organizational Behavior (OB)
Scientific study of factors that affect how
individuals and groups act in organizations
and how organizations respond to their
We sometimes have conflicting intuitions
1. How do schema help members of an organization make sense of each other and of
what happens in organizations?
The Schema is the information stored in the memory that helps evoke the
interpretation of information about a target of perc