Organizational Behavior Week 3 Notes
Organizational Behavior Week 3 Notes MGMT 452
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Catherine Minter on Wednesday October 5, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to MGMT 452 at University of Illinois at Chicago taught by Jiaqing Sun in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views. For similar materials see Organizational Behavior in Business Management at University of Illinois at Chicago.
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Organizational Behavior Week 3 Notes Interactionist Perspective and Fit - Person organization fit: the extent to which a person’s personality, values, goals, and other characteristics match those of the organization. o i.e. sales, must be outgoing and friendly Values: stable life goals reflecting what is most important in life - Terminal values: end states people desire in life, such as leading a prosperous life and a world of peace. o A world of beauty, exciting life, family security, inner harmony, self- respect - Instrumental values: views on acceptable modes of conduct, such as being honest, ethical, and ambitious. o Clean, forgiving, obedient, imaginative, broad minded Perception: how individuals detect and interpret the environment (goes beyond information available) - Beginning: cue - Leads to: inference (may not be conscious) - Results in: response (emotional and behavioral) Social perception: - Stereotypes: generalizations based on a perceived group characteristic - Self-fulfilling prophecy: happens when an established stereotype causes one to behave in a certain way, which leads the other party to behave in a way that makes the stereotype come true. - Selective perception: when we pay selective attention to parts of the environment while ignoring other parts - First impressions are initial thoughts and perceptions we form about people, which tend to be stable and salient to contrary information.