Organizational Behavior Terminology and Concepts

751 WordsMar 30, 20054 Pages
Organizational Behavior Organizations have been described as groups of people who work interdependently toward some purpose. This definition clearly indicates that organizations are not buildings or pieces of machinery. Organizations are, indeed, people who interact to accomplish shared objectives. The study of organizational behavior (OB) and its affiliated subjects helps us understand what people think, feel and do in organizational settings. For managers and, realistically, all employees, this knowledge helps predict, understand and control organizational events. There are not two identical organizations. When you look for a job you look for a place that is comfortable to you. Organization behavior is the way we study the people of…show more content…
At KPMG they have to go from a staff of 40 full-time employees to over 80 full and seasonal employees during tax season. If someone does not perform to the standards of the company then they will hold up the rest of the team. To process all of these tax returns for our client's takes teamwork. Each department has their duties to complete. When the preparer's are complete with the return it goes to review and then to processing. In conclusion, all these lead to an ultimate goal of improved productivity; have people perform at full potential, and reward workers for performance. Environmental factors are increasing the need for effective leadership in today's organizations. In order to better motivate, guide, and direct employee teams, leaders require specific skills and expertise in behavioral studies to change their environment. Companies that are not prepared to comply with the accelerated requirements will have to determine the capabilities of their current organization structure, systems architecture, internal controls, and closing and reporting
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