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  • Organizational behavior can be examined at 3 levels: organizational, group, and individual. OB is particularly important to managers.

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  • LECTURE - 1 CourseCode: MBA102 CourseName : Organisational Behaviour BY Manpreet saini, A.P, MBA Deptt.
  • KEYWORDS- Organization, Behavior, Sociology, Psychology
  • Introduction to Organization Behavior
  • TOPICS TO BE COVERED:- 1. Define organizational behavior (OB). 2. Explain the value of the systematic study of OB. 3. Level Analysis. 4. Contributing fields to OB.
  •  Competitive advantage of an organization today is represented by: ◦ Human resource of an organization and how they are managed. ◦ Widely recognized as- ◦ human capital, ◦ social capital and ◦ positive psychological capital.
  • Groups of people who work interdependently toward some purpose ◦ Structured patterns of interaction ◦ Coordinated tasks ◦ Work toward some purpose
  • Formal Organization - the official, legitimate, and most visible part of the system Informal Organization - the unofficial and less visible part of the system Hawthorne Studies: studies conducted during the 1920’s and 1930’s that discovered the existence of the informal organization
  •  A series of studies undertaken by Elton Mayo at Western Electric Company’s Hawthorne Works in Chicago between 1924 and 1932.  Research Conclusions: ◦ Worker behavior and sentiments were closely related. ◦ Group influences (norms) were significant in affecting individual behavior. ◦ Group standards (norms) were highly effective in establishing individual worker output. ◦ Money was less a factor in determining worker output than were group standards, sentiments, and security.
  •  The study of individual behavior and group dynamics in organizations  Understand  Predict  Manage
  • Defining Organizational BehaviorDefining Organizational Behavior Organizational behavior (OB) A field of study that investigates the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behavior within organizations, for the purpose of applying such knowledge toward improving an organization’s effectiveness.
  • Group Level Individual Level Organizational Level
  • Contributing fields to OBContributing fields to OB fieldfield
  • E X H I B I T 1–3 (cont’d) E X H I B I T 1–3 (cont’d) Psychology The science that seeks to measure, explain, and sometimes change the behavior of humans and other animals.
  • E X H I B I T 1–3 (cont’d) E X H I B I T 1–3 (cont’d) Sociology The study of people in relation to their fellow human beings.
  • E X H I B I T 1–3 (cont’d) E X H I B I T 1–3 (cont’d) Social Psychology An area within psychology that blends concepts from psychology and sociology and that focuses on the influence of people on one another.
  • E X H I B I T 1–3 (cont’d) E X H I B I T 1–3 (cont’d) Anthropology The study of societies to learn about human beings and their activities.
  • A social system is a complex set of human relationships interacting in many ways. Within an organization, the social system includes all the people in it and their relationships to each other and to the outside world. The behavior of one member can have an impact, either directly or indirectly, on the behavior of others. Also, the social system does not have boundaries...it exchanges goods, ideas, culture, etc. with the environment around it.
  • •Cunningham, J. B. & Eberle, T. (1990). "A Guide to Job Enrichment and Redesign," Personnel, Feb 1990, p.57 in Newstrom, J. & Davis, K. (1993). Organization Behavior: • Human Behavior at Work. New York: McGraw-Hill. Knoster, T., Villa, R., & Thousand, J. (2000). A framework for thinking about systems change. In R. Villa & J. Thousand (Eds.), Organization Behavior: Human Behavior at Work. New York: McGraw-Hill. • Robbins, Organization Behaviour, Pearson Education  • Luthans ,Organization Behaviour,Tata McGraw Hill References
  • Write down the note on Disciplines contributing towards Organisational Behaviour.