PERCEPTION AND LEARNING
What you get from this picture.?
Different people understood same things differently.
This occurs due to perception.
Oxford defines perception as receiving, collecting,
action of taking possessio
1. Use Theory X and Y to explain the way Jerry tries to motivate his drivers.
According to McGregors Theory X-Y assumptions about people, Jerry, as the manager of Southwoods
Dairy, has a bias toward Theory X. Jerry treats his drivers as oversized children
1. Using the various personality characteristics discussed in this chapter, how would you
describe Joe Liemandts personality?
Locus of control-internal locus of control- he controls what happens to him: risk taker, hard
worker, cares about efficiency
ATTITUDES AND VALUES
Attitudes are tendencies to feel and behave in a particular way towards people,
objects, ideas or events.
Attitudes endure, unless something happens.
Attitudes are evaluative statements that can either be favourable or
Models of Organizational behavior
study of individual behavior and
group dynamics in organizations
Value of Organizational behavior
It helps the people to attain the
competencies needed to become e
field of study that investigates the impact
that individuals, groups and structure have
on behavior within organizations, for the
purpose of appl
Human Behavior in
What is Human Behavior?
Human Behavior consists of any act of an
individual person that reflects his thoughts,
feelings, emotions, sentiments and, in general,
his state or condition.
These may be conscious or
WHAT IS AN ORGANIZATION?
They are groups of people who work independently towards some purpose.
They have structured patterns of interactions, meaning that they expect each
other to complete certain tasks in an organized way.
Foundations of Individual
The Ability-Job Fit.
Personality may be understood as the
Nature and Definition of OB
Organisation can be created on the basis that
more can be achieved when people work in
harmony for a particular purpose than by
individual acting alone.
Organisational Behaviour is defined as a field of
study that investigates
"The group of
people together to
achieve the goal"
The purpose of the organization is
a state or a goal to be achieved by
the organization in the future
through the activities of the
Kinds of organ
WHAT IS ORGANIZATION?
A place where managers practice the
art of management.
An Institution or sub-units of an
institution working together for a
WHAT IS ORGANISATION
is an study of human behavior.
study is about the
SENSATION & PERCEPTION
People use sensory organs to sense eyes to see, nose to smell, tongue to taste,
skin to feel and ears to hear. Thus sensation deals with the basic behaviour of an
individual caused by his physiological functions.
Perception is when
selection of stimuli
organisation of stimuli
interpretation of stimuli
selection of stimuli
selection is the first process in perception
the process of filtering information received
by our sense is called selecting stimuli.
Perception is a process by which
individuals organise and interpret the
sensory impressions in order to give
meaning to their environment.
Perception is an important mediating
cognitive process thro
2. Using the leadership theories from the chapter, compare and contrast the leadership practices of
Robert Hill and Phil Bellows, and assess their appropriateness given what you know about the
employees at Hill Enterprises.
Robert Hill, presi