Human Behavior in Organization Introduction

2138 Words May 29th, 2013 9 Pages
Central Luzon Doctors’ Hospital Educational Institution
Graduate School Department
Master of Science in Nursing

Course Title: Human Behavior in Organization
Topic: *Nature & Scope of Human Behavior in Organization (HBO) *Key Behavioral Science Assumptions
Reporter: Khimberly L. Macapagal, RN
Schedule: MSN I-B 7:30-5:00pm

Importance of HBO
> To know how people, as individuals and as groups act within the organization.
Human behavior in an organization determines the quality of work, progress and success of the organization. No machine and no computer can work by itself. No product is developed and manufactured by itself. It's the workforce or rather the human resources of an organization who develop ideas, create services and
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Do we have problems and are they getting better? I. Individuals 1. People dislike surprises. (Confidentiality is a myth anyway.) 2. I want input into decisions that effect me before the decision is final (do it with me, not to me). 3. "What's In It For Me?" (WIIFM). We are all goal directed. 4. Saying "I'm sorry or you're right or I apologize" are some of the toughest words to say in the English language—but honesty builds trust. 5. If you see or discover a mistake or wrong action, you are now part of the problem. You have only two choices: collude to be part of it or work to change it. Ignoring it is to collude to allow it to happen again. 6. Honoring the past allows for and frees me up to change in the future. 7. Having integrity gives you power—the power of honesty, the power of directness, and the power of trust. 8. You cannot injure or hurt my self esteem without my permission and collusion. Know where your limits and where your line of self-esteem are—protect them and don't let others cross your line. 9. By understanding and empathizing with others first, you have then earned the right to disagree with them as a royal skeptic. I. Theorists 1. Freud was right: Rewards and consequences and fears do drive behavior. 2. Skinner was right: Positive behavioral reinforcement works better than