Key Concepts to Review for the Midterm Exam
Organization Behavior (OB)
Variables: Dependent and independent; individual level, group level and organization
Key dependent variables studied in OB productivity, turnover, absentee
What you need to know:
1. Types of decisions
2. Classical (rational) Vs Behavioral theory of decision
3. Obstacles to decision making -heuristics (availability
and representativeness), biases, escalation of
What is this chapter about
1. How to promote and maintain desired behaviors?
2. How to deter and extinguish undesired behaviors?
Applying learning theories to OB
Schedule for Week 1
Your core beliefs
Nature Vs Nurture - Talents and abilities are innate
and cannot be taught Vs. we all have more or less
similar talent and the question is whether w
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