Components of Organizational Behavior Understanding organizational behavior requires studying Individuals in Organizations Group and Team Processes Organizational Processes
The Science that seeks to measures, explain and sometime change the behavior of humans and other animals. Psychology Learning Motivation Personality Emotion Perception Training Leadership Effectiveness Job Satisfaction Individual decision making Performance appraisal Attitude measurement Employee Selection Work design Work stress Psychology Individuals
Social Sociology An area with in psychology that blends concepts from the psychology and Sociology and that focuses on the influence of people on one another. Social psychology Behavior Change Attitude Change Communication Group processes Group decision making Group
Anthropology The Society of societies to learn about human beings and their activities. Comparative Value Comparative attitudes Cross-culture analysis Group Anthropology Organizational Culture Organizational environment Organization System
Define Psychology The Science that seeks to measures, explain and sometime change the behavior of humans and other animals. Psychology Sociology Social Psychology Anthropology Political Science Organization Group Individual Study of Organizational Behavior
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4 Figure 1.1 illustrates how organizational behavior concepts and theories allow people to correctly understand, describe, and analyze the characteristics of individuals, groups, work situations, and the organization itself.
Organizational behavior can be examined at 3 levels: organizational, group, and individual. OB is particularly important to managers.
Figure 1.3 illustrates how the text covers the three levels of organizational behavior. Part I includes chapters 2-9. Part 2 includes chapters 10-15. Part 3 includes chapters 16-18.
“ Two heads are better than one” Generates more possible alternatives Fosters acceptance of the decision Increased legitimacy Group may work harder to implement decisions Groups tend to reduce cognitive biases and can call on combined skills and abilities Disadvantages of using groups to make decisions: Domination by one individual (or a minority) Time consuming Pressure for consensus Decreased or ambiguous responsibility Groupthink: biased decision making resulting from group members striving for agreement