Category: Lecture Notes

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND MANAGEMENT

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND MANAGEMENT The theories and practices of OB and management are intertwined. Managers rely upon and use their knowledge of OB in managing people. If you do not plan to be a manager, you are still likely to

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WHAT IS EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR: TWO APPROACHES

WHAT IS EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR: TWO APPROACHES In our journey through the theories and practices of organizational behavior, we will explore behavior at three interdependent levels of analysis: Individual, Interpersonal, and Organizational. Each level depends to some degree on the

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WHY STUDY ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR?

WHY STUDY ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR? Organizations are essential and dominant influences on life in our modern world.  They are the principle means by which we achieve goals beyond the capability of individuals acting alone.[i]  More formally, organizations are “social structures created

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Organizations are Built to Serve

Built to Serve Organizations exist to accomplish goals, but sometimes the pursuit of those goals becomes drudgery for the people who make up the organization. In those cases it is helpful to do things that remind people there’s more to

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PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST Before you embark on any long journey, it is always a good idea to have a guide to see where you’re headed and to help to remember where you’ve been.  Each chapter in this book begins with

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Law of Agency

Page | 1 Law of Agency4.1. Creation and termination of AgencyIt is a general principle of contract law that only the parties to the contract acquire rights andliabilities under it. A well recognized exception to this general rule is the

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