Organizational Behavior : Final Paper Essay

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Organizational Behavior: Final Paper Organizational Behavior has taught me a lot in regards to learning to work with others and making groups of people work efficiently. While classroom readings and in-class slideshows have been valuable in understanding key concepts, my greatest personal growth has come from both your personal stories, as well as your many invaluable speakers. Throughout this paper, I will focus on the lessons your speakers have taught me, and how those shared lessons will have a positive impact on my future decision-making.
Erica Higgins started her presentation with a quote from Arnold H. Glasow, which was, “A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” This quote immediately set the tone for the entire presentation. As a leader, it’s not about playing the hero or being some huge winner. Typically to your subordinates, you’re the coach or the facilitator for your team to be successful. Sure, you may have some bright idea that you came up with, that separates your team from others. But as a leader, it is your job to come up with these ideas. However, who is really responsible for executing these ideas? It is those below you, who are working under your beliefs. But how do you get your subordinates to work under your guidelines? To answer this question, Erica used the Vice Chairman of Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley, Carla Harris’s advise. Be authentic and train people’s

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