Organizational Behavior

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Organizational Behavior Chapter 1: Organizational Behavior and Opportunity 4. Briefly describe the elements of the formal and the informal organization. Give examples of each. Formal structure is the way that the organization is operated by those with responsibility for managing the organization. They create formal structures to ensure that the standard operating procedures are followed and the duties are streamed down by a hierarchical approach. I work in a formal structure (government job) where we follow the chain of command and use titles as a way of acknowledging the roles. Informal structure is the intertwining social structure that governs how people work together and the elements are important because people’s…show more content…
Employees will have to face the option of their job being outsourced, and managers will need to have training for their employees to make sure everyone is aware of each other difference and similarities. Globalization leads to competition however by standing behind one’s work, having innovative workers and the dismissal of outsourcing jobs can give the US an edge over international companies. Globalization also means greater access to untapped markets and customers. 2. Using consequential, ruled-based, and character theories, evaluate Darcy’s decision. Darcy should look at Ryan intentions and work history. If he uses consequential theory she would fire Ryan because of the recommendation given by Kasa Hisa. However, if he use rule base or character he would consider the intent and Ryan’s jobs performance in the past. Chapter 3: Personality, Perception and Attribution 4. Describe the eight preferences of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. How does this instrument measure Carl Jung‘s ideas? The 8 preferences developed by MBTI are used to apply personality theories. The 1st and 2nd are Extraversion / Introversion: which is the measurement of how a person gathers energy. A person that is extraverted is energized by interaction with people and activities where as introverted people gather energy from within. The 3rd and 4th are Sensing and Intuition which deals with

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