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Summary Essentials of Organizational Behavior, Global Edition

- Stephen P Robbins, et al
ISBN-10 1292221410 ISBN-13 9781292221410
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A snapshot of the summary - Essentials of Organizational Behavior, Global Edition Author: Stephen P Robbins Timothy A Judge ISBN: 9781292221410

  • 1 Welcome to the World of OB !!!!!

  • What is organizational behavior? (OB)
    Organizational behavior is the field of study that investigates the impact on individuals, groups, and structures within organizations.
  • What are the disciplines that contribute to the organizational behavior field?
    The disciplines that contribute to the organizational behavior field are:  social psychology, which includes psychology and sociology, and anthropology.
  • What is explained when organizations work more with different gender, age, sexual orientations, etc.
    That is called workforce diversity.
  • What are the three different variables, and what is their explanation?
    • \/ Inputs; personality, group structure, organizational culture.
    • \/ Processes; actions, people engage because of their inputs.
    •     Outcomes; key factors attached by some other variables.
  • What are contingency variables?
    SItuational factors.
  • 1.1.1.2 Effective versus successful managerial activities

  • Wat zijn de vier gebleken ''managerial activities'' (onderzoek Fred Luthans)?
    1. Traditional management
    2. Communication
    3. HR management
    4. Networking
  • 2 Attitudes !!!!!

  • What is the core self-evalutaion (CSE)?
    It is about believing in one's inner worth and basic competence.
  • What is the corporate social responsibility (CSR) about?
    An organization's self-regulated actions to benefit society or the environment beyond what is required by the law.
  • What components are difficult to seperate?
    Cognition causes affect, which then causes behavior in the reality
  • Causes of attitude following behavir illustrate the effects of cognitive dissonacne
    Contradictions individuals might perceive between their attitudes and their people
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