Organizational Behavior

From Clinfowiki
Revision as of 01:30, 18 October 2016 by Loker (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

Organizational behavior is a field of study that looks at the behavior of individuals, groups and the overarching structure within an organization in an effort to improve organizational effectiveness.

Organizational behavior is an applied science drawing on numerous disciplines in the behavioral sciences mainly: -Psychology -Social psychology -Sociology -Anthropology

Organizational behavior is often divided into several levels: -Individuals -Groups -Structure (organization systems)

Major Topics in Organizational Behavior

Individuals: - Attitudes and Job Satisfaction - Emotions and Moods - Personalities - Perception and Decision Making - Motivational Concepts

Groups: - Group Behavior - Work Teams - Communication - Leadership - Politics - Conflict and Negotiation

Organization Structure: - Organizational Culture - Human Resource Policies and Practices - Organizational Change

Submitted by Will Loker