Organizational Behavior Essay

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Organizational Behavior
Shermerhorn, Hunt, Osborn, 2005, Section 1, defines Organizational Behavior (OB) is "the study of individuals and groups in an organization. Developers of this principle have substantiated it using a variety of methods such as Field studies, Laboratory studies, Meta analyses, Survey studies, and Case studies. Extended in the formulation of organizational behavior are other academic disciplines-psychology, sociology, economics, anthropology and political science. However, why should an organization, group, or individual make any effort understanding this study? Simply put, "knowledge is power". In cased in this body of knowledge lies an overflowing wealth of power. That if introduced can be the pivotal
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It is the projected principles it stands on. The language management speaks when communicating to labor, the methods it uses when establishing new policies, how it transact corrective measures. The interactions between co-workers, friendly, respectful, an open exchange of information, concern for an ill co-worker, or combative, workers exhibiting "I'll get you before you get me" attitudes. My first year in my organization there was an operator who recorded in a notebook every infraction all her co-workers made and turned it in to her supervisor. This made the work area counter productive, workers spent more effort fault finding with each other than producing material outputs. A new supervisor solved this problem by shuffling operators to different areas and firing the operator and her notebook.


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