Organizational Behaviour Case Study

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In order to analyze the actions of the new President of Zimbabwe , Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa (“ED” or “Kutonga Kwaro”) in relation to organizational behaviour, it is important to get an understanding of what organizational behaviour refers to.Various scholars have defined Organizational Behaviour as follows: i. “Organizational Behaviour is the systematic study of behaviors and attitudes in organizations.”- Dunham (1984, p.5). ii. “Organizational behavior is the study of the human aspects of organizations, including individual behavior, group behaviour, and their interaction with organizational structure, culture, and processes; with the goal of improving organizational effectiveness.”- Umstot (1984, p. 5) iii. “Organisational behaviour is concerned with the study of the behaviour of people within an organisational setting.” - Mullins (1989, p. 2) iv.…show more content…
“Organizational behavior is the study of individual behavior and group dynamics in organizational settings.” - Nelson and Quick (1997, p. 6) v. “Organizational behavior is the study of factors that affect how individuals and groups act in organizations and how organizations respond to their environments.” - George and Jones (2005, p. 4) vi. “Organizational behavior is the study and careful application of knowledge about how people-as individuals and as groups - act within organizations.” - Newstrom (2007, p. 3) vii. “Organizational behavior is the study of how people think, feel, and act in organizations and similarly, how they are affected by the activities within organizations.” - Thompson and Ponzer (2007, p. 927) viii. “Organizational behavior is the study of what people think, feel, and do in and around organizations.” - McShane, Glinow, and Sharma (2008, p.
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