Organizational Behavior FMCU, Fall 2007. All presentations showed throughout the semester serve as a complementary material further to the required readings as stated in the course syllabus.
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All presentations showed throughout the semester serve as a complementary material further to the required readings as stated in the course syllabus.
Mastering the content of these presentations will thus by no means be sufficient for the purpose of exam preparation.
Introduction toOrganizational Behavior (OB)
WHAT IS OB AND WHY IT IS IMPORTANT
THE NATURE OF ORGANIZATIONS
OB & MANAGEMENT
THE NATURE OF MANAGERIAL WORK
MANAGEMENT LESSONS FROM ABROAD:
OB IS A MULTIDISCIPLINARY FIELD DEVOTED TO UNDERSTANDING INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP
OB IS IMPORTANT BECAUSE
To reach goals that no person could reach alone
“TO SATISFY THE WORLD’S APPETITE FOR GOOD FOOD, WELL-SERVED, AT A PRICE PEOPLE CAN AFFORD“
HPOARE DESIGNED TO BRING OUT THE BEST IN PEOPLE AND PRODUCE SUSTAINABLE ORGANIZATIONAL RESULTS
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND MANAGEMENT ARE RELATED TO EACH OTHER THROUGH PEOPLE:
>>> based on this:
… A CONTEMPORARY MANAGEMENT APPROACH THAT STUDIES & IDENTIFIES MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE EMPLOYEE EFFECTIVENESSBY UNDERSTANDING THE COMPLEX & DYNAMIC NATURE OF INDIVIDUAL, GROUP, AND ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES
RELATED TO “WHAT MANAGERS DO”
INTEGRATES FINDINGS OF SEVERAL OTHERDISCIPLINES:
Typical characteristics of Japanese approach to management:
+ some authors add also:
Europe & USA
Partially based both on Taylorism & seniority
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