An Organizations Ethical Responsibility Notes
Top managements responsibilities
Infuse ethical behavior into the organizational
Provide role models for ethical behavior.
Punish unethical behavior when it occurs.
Make explicit statements of what et
Knowing OB Make a Difference Notes
What if Im not going to work in a large organization?
The theories generally apply to organizations of
What if I dont want to be a manager?
To some extent, the roles of managers and
Functional Organizational Structure Notes
Organizes employees around skills or
other resources (marketing, production)
Organizes employees around geographic areas, products, or
Project-Based Matrix Structure
Forces for centralization Notes
Ducks Unlimited Canada recently flattened its organizational
structure by removing layers of management. The environmental
conservation group wanted the flatter structure to empower
employees, and let them make decisions qu
Applied Business Management Notes
What is Organizational Behaviour?
What is organizational behaviour?
What challenges do managers and employees face in the
workplace of the 21st century?
How does knowing about organizational behaviour make
Encouraging Ethical Behavior Notes
Encourage ethical behavior in short-term by:
Hiring persons who are not prone to unethical
Making public statements (e.g., a code of ethics)
about the importance of ethical behavior.
Developing policies that sp
Informational Roles: Ways the manager receives and
transmits information (e.g., attend workshop)
Interpersonal Roles: Establishing and maintaining
interpersonal relations (e.g., mentor, discipline)
Decisional Roles: Deal with dec
The Nature of Managerial Ethics Notes
The set of standards and code of conduct that
defines what is right, wrong, and just in human
Sources of ethics
Socializationthe process through which people
develop beliefs (social values, norms, and
The Nature of Social Responsibility Notes
An organizations obligation to engage in activities
that protect and contribute to the welfare of society.
The law and social responsibility
An Historical Perspective
Principle of charity
Productivity effectiveness and efficiency Notes
A performance measure including effectiveness and
Achievement of goals
The ratio of effective work output to the input required
to produce the work
The Decentralization of Coca Cola Notes
Coca-Cola decentralized its organizational structure by cutting
half of the staff at its Atlanta headquarters and moving the
regional chieftains closer to their local markets. In India, decision
making has been move
Organizational Behavior Notes
The attitudes and behaviours of individuals and groups in
Why study OB?
Effective and competitive organizations
Help you to retain the people who came up with the
Useful in any job, organization, indu