40 mc, 10 of mc are repeats from exam 1, 2 of 3 short answer, hints in mc to help with short
1. Defining motivation - A set of energetic forces that originate within and outside an
employee that initiates work-related effort and determines its dir
1. What are the big 5? (OCEAN)
a. Conscientiousness dependable, organized, reliable, ambitious, hardworking, and
persevering. These people prioritize accomplishment striving, which reflects a strong desire to
accomplish task-related goals as a means of ex
1) Personality Theories
a) Conceptions of Personality: Personality is how we refer to our notion that people have a
set of consistent ways in which their social behavior differs from that of others. A
Defining Some Terms
Personality: A persons unique and relatively stable behavior patterns; the
consistency of who you are, have been, and will become
Character: Personal characteristics that have been judged or evaluated
PERSONALITY, PERCEPTION, AND ATTRIBUTION
After reading this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
Describe individual differences and their importance in understanding behavior.
Explain four theo
Study Unit 2
Organisational Behaviour and its Importance to
What Is Organisational Behaviour?
A Behavioural Approach in a Dynamic Environment
The Interface with Management Balancing Stakeholder Expectations
Organizational Behaviour and Organizational Culture
Q1. Why should every manager study the discipline of OB?
Organizations are the grand strategies created to bring order to a concerted effort for the
achievement of certain objectives and goals.
LESSON NO. 1
Org. Behaviour (in short called as OB) is concerned with the study of the behaviour and interaction of people in
restricted or organised settings. It involves understanding people and predicting their beh
Why should every manager study the discipline of OB?
The challenge of managing people and organization lead to the origin of study of
Behavior. The study of Organizational Behavior is a combination of how p
Module 1: Introductory topics . 1
1.1 Thinking about organisations and management. 3
Introduction . 3
1.1.1 Why do we need to manage? . 3
Conclusion . 5
1.2 Managerial work . 5
Introduction to Organisational Behaviour, Meaning;
Individual Behaviour; Personality; Learning; Attitudes; Perception; Motivation; Ability; Their relevant
What is more important in determining your behavior - your personality or the
situation in which you are in (the environment)? Are you a "nice" person? If you said
yes, are you always nice? The answer, if you are being honest, is no. The
QWhat Role does counter power play in the power relationship? Give an example. How do
cultural differences impact silent authority and upward appeal?
J.Pfeffer defines power as the capacity of a person, team, department or organization to
PERSONALITY: An individuals characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting.
I HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE ON PERSONALITY
Freud: Personality (including emotions and motivations) arises from a conflict between
aggressive, pleasure-seeking bi
Q-1 What do you Understand by Power? Also explain sources of
Power is easy to feel but difficult to define. It is the potential ability of
a person or group to influence another person or group. It is the ability
to get things do
What is stress?
Stress is a complex phenomenon. It has been defined in many ways, but simply put, it is
the wear and tear of everyday life.
As we all know, some days seem more stressful than others and some times it seems there
is no letup. Daily stress i
Motivation: Direction and Intensity
Direction: what a person is motivated to achieve.
Intensity: the degree to which people try to achieve their targets.
Performance will suffer if ei
Q-1 What do you Understand by Organisation Behaviour? Also
Explain Importance and Characteristics of Organisation
Meaning of Organisation Behaviour
An organization is a collection of people who work together to
achieve a wide variet
Thursday, January 25, 2007
"Optimistic biases about personal risks", by Neil D. Winstein
What is an optimistic bias, and what things do we tend to hold them towards?
o Optimistic biases are beliefs that we hold about things tha
What You Smoking On?
Are Smoking Bans Okay in the
Why companies ban
Examples of bans
Where smoking bans arent necessary
Negatives and Alternatives to smoking bans
The Positive Side of Banning
First 7 mc deal with teams
1. Teams in general (why are they used?)
2. Team development (2 theories and stages)
3. Differences in interdependence in teams
4. Types of diversity on teams (surface and deep, which is more important)
5. Tradeoffs of teams (so
Management 336 Notes
Relationship Between Attitudes and Behaviors
The attitude that people hold determine what they do.
Cognitive Dissonance incompatibility an individual might perceive between two or
more attitudes or between behavior and attitudes.
Your HEXACO-PI-R Results
Shown below are your scores on the six broad "factor" scales and the 25 narrow "facet" scales of the HEXACO-PI-R. (Each factor scale is listed
in bold, with its four facet scales indented below it. An additional facet scale, Altru
Fred Smith- CEO of FedEx
Fred Smith, the CEO of FedEx Corporation, has proven to be a strong and influential
leader based on his creation of this company and its success it has established thus far. His father
and grandfather both are considered entrepren
1. a basic understanding of human motivation
2. insights about various human needs
3. an appreciation for the importance of motivating organization members
4. an understanding of various motivation strategies