Ch. 1 Organizational Behavior and Opportunity
Ch. 1 Organizational Behavior and Opportunity Mana 3318
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Ch 1 Organizational Behavior and Opportunity Lecture Dates August 31St to September 2nd Organizational Behavior 0 Def Study of individual behavior and group dynamics in organizations Def Opportunity favorable times or chances for progress and advancement Def Change transformation or notification of an organization andor its stakeholders Def Challenge the call to competition contest or battle quotLaws of Control Theory 0 Separates people into two groups internal amp external I Internal behavior comes from within and past experiences I External focus on factors to explain behavior environment Pure Sciences Vs Social Science Pure Science Social Science 100 standard Def Psychology study of individual human behavior and the mind not brain Def Engineering applied science of energy and matter set performance standards Def Sociology human behavior in groups Def Medicine applied science of individuals Def Anthropology study of human behavior health and wellbeing culture in context of history and nations Most expensive benefit Inputs Material Capital Def Technology tools knowledge andor Human i Def Management study of overseeing and supervising raw materials and employees Inputs 9High quality outputs 9Employees 9 Critical to success Task environment Competitors unions Def Tasks mission or purpose reason for Regulatory agencies 7Clients EXIStlng flow of organization outputs Outputs Technology 3 Products Services Actors Def People human resources of an organization Organizational Boundary Def Structure lines of communication and techniques used to transform inputs into 0 Economic Systems Epitalism Socialism Communism m innovation eliminate economic Only provides rewards competition and hard extremes in society of to groups for the work poverty amp extreme benefit of the group or rewards Individuals wealth whole society who work harder or smarter Letter Grades E A B C D F ELB C D ELC Example 0 Political Systems don t always have the same economic system 0 Hawthorne Studies Figure 12 pg 7 0 Def study conducted that suggested the importance of the informal organization Formal Informal Def Official most visible part of a system Def Unofficial and less visible part of the system EL Job title ELGrapevine 0 Economic Engines 0 Nations ranked judged by productivity and standard of living that offers to majority of citizens I US 1 I Japan 2 0 Business Montra 0 quothigh risk leads to high return or great loss 0 Why Organizational Behavior 1 Arm us with objective knowledge opposed to biases opinions I Def Objective Knowledge knowledge that results from research and scientific activities 2 Develop our skills I Def Skill Development mastery of abilities essential to successful functioning in organizations 0 Modeling 0 Model behavior of successful to become successful httpsstudysoupcomuniversityoftexasatarlinqtonmana3318oneweekof notesch1orqanizationalbehaviorandopportunityid48166
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