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Week 5 - Chapter 6 Organizational Behavior

by: Whitney Smith

Week 5 - Chapter 6 Organizational Behavior MGT 3813

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Week 5 Notes on Chapter 6 in Organizational Behavior
Organizational Behavior
Emily Marett
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This 22 page Class Notes was uploaded by Whitney Smith on Thursday February 18, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to MGT 3813 at Mississippi State University taught by Emily Marett in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 12 views. For similar materials see Organizational Behavior in Business at Mississippi State University.


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Date Created: 02/18/16
1 1.  How many skills do you use? 1.  Factory line low skill variety 2.  Can you iden▯fy what you make 1.  Example: Honey Bunches of Oats Employee (High) 3.  Is it a whole thing (Higher Task Iden▯ty) 2 3. How much impact does my job have? What is my contribu▯on? 4. Do you have control? 5. How much informa▯on you get back? 3 1.  High Task Iden▯ty 2.  High Skill Variety – High Autonomy – High Task Iden▯ty – High Feedback – Significance can be argued 3.  High Skill Variety – High Task Iden▯ty – High Task Significance – High Autonomy 4 5 Job Rota▯on: High Skill Variety Job Enlargement: More Work Job Enrichment: Giving people autonomy 6 -  Structural Empowerment -  Access to informa▯on -  Authority -  Change of du▯es -  Felt Empowerment -  Psychological; percep▯on -  Mostly in your head -  Boss includes you in decisions -  Boss listens to you 7 8 Flex▯me: You control start and finish ▯me Example: Work 9-6 versus 8-5 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 1.  Open door management 1.  Highest Autonomy 2.  There is a representa▯ve for each department. 1.  Most common (Easier) 16 Almost exclusively in manufactoring 17 -  Variable Pay -  Commission based -  Piece – rate Pay -  Mostly in factories -  Quality control -  Merit-based Pay -  Quality of work 18 19 20 21 Does the employee even want the reward? 22


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