Org Study 208
Profit = Revenues Cost
o We will focus on the money side of the environmental issues.
How might business increase their revenue?
Use cheaper labor
o Cut corners
Increase price of goods
o But the
Stress, Time and Career
strain, or force on a system.
Include both physical and
Basics principals of motivation
Several different motivational
Types of incentives to stimulate
Barriers to achievement/motivation
Motivation is what inspires people to
Personal & Organizational Values
Combined personal & organizational
Knowing what we stand for +
principle of behavior = Effective
Fundamentals of Human
Common misconceptions about Human
Three types of skills needed by all managers
The multiple disciplines contributing to HR
Intrapersonal and Interpersonal
Which is most important?
Career success Emotional Intelligence
(EI) rather than technical competence.
(Although technical skills are important)
EI competencies are necessary for s
in the Workplace
The Meaning of
It is the process of transferring
information and understanding from one
or more persons to one or more persons
Very common & complex process
Meanings are within us, called
Generating something new.
It is a process, a generative act, results
in something new/novel (Or
Orientation, Training, and
Enhance effectiveness by empowering
Recruitment and Hiring
Training and development - frequently
Orientation, Training and Development
In my experiences prior to this course, I believed opportunities for leadership
were found in ones ability to take initiative, operate outside of their comfort level, and be
a role model in the pursuit of a positive change. Stated in my first leadership j
ORG 201 MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE
Leadership is earned
We dont know how to teach people to be good leaders. We provide some suggestions and opportunities. We offer
learning opportunities. We cannot teach leadership. We wish we could
Thinking about Leaders
ORG Studies 201
September 30, 2014
Individual Problem Memo
Approaching a societal problem requires effective leadership. Leaders can work to
identify problems through processes that incorporate small wins and innova
Goals and Objectives
As a group of students at the University of Michigan, stress is something that we
are all too familiar with. With stress affecting nearly every student at one point or
another, our goal is to reduce stress on campus. We will accomplis
1.9/8: King, John L., Thinking About Leadership, from CTools.
2. 9/10: Weick, Karl. 1984. Small Wins: Redefining the scale of social problems.
American Psychologist 39(1): 40-49.
3. 9/10: Mintzberg, Henry. 1987. Crafting Strategy. Harvard
What is leadership?
Two very different examples from the readings. Moquivellie and USvsIndians
Huge amount of success is matching individual styles and skills of leadership to
Skill and matching challenge is key. Thinking about what we
The transactional view of leadership
Transaction view of leadership that leadership isnt a feature of a person or
situation but a process that is fundamental social that leaders interact
Process of influence that runs two ways without thinking about the
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Exchanging things with others for mutual benefit. Built around the
idea of trust.
o Specific: Ill do this for you if you do this for me (Tit for Tat)
o Generalized: Ill do this for you without expecting