Organizational Behaviour

If you have taken any business related education or know someone who has – you have probably heard the term Organizational Behaviour.  It is one of the least understood disciplines relating to business – and often it is taught in completely the wrong way. Unfortunately too often organizational behaviour focuses on the theory rather than on the practical applications of organizational behaviour.  As well, many organizational behaviour courses put too much emphasis on the individual within the organization.  The power of using the science of organizational behaviour comes from the ability to use the theories relating to the organization (not the individual) to determine […]

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Organizational Behavior and Management

Organizational behavior’s most central issue is about people – dealing with people – improving their job satisfaction and their performance in their job so that the organization itself can improve. Key to the whole process is management.  Managers support the work of others.  Managers are responsible to help people get things done – for the good of the organization – in a high-quality and personally satisfying manner. Managers must work with their team.  They must be the team leader – they help to coordinate the operation.  They help coach people to improve their job performance. The management process involves four functions – these being

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