Scientific foundations of OB Psychology Social Psychology Cognitive Psychology I/O Psychology Sociology Anthropology Political science
Some definitionsPerception: is the process of acquiring, selecting, interpreting, and organizing sensory information;Belief: is a conviction of the truth of a statement or existence of a phenomenon (e.g., beliefs about one’s capabilities, beliefs about organizational culture);Attitudes: are positive or negative views about a person, behaviour, or event.(e.g., job satisfaction, attitude toward teamwork);Value: is a term that express the concept of worth (e.g., job values);Norm: is a rule that is socially enforced (e.g., respect to elders).
Social cognitive theory(Albert Bandura) Triadic reciprocal causation P B E P: personal factors B: behavioral factors E: environmental factors (Bandura, 1997, p. 6)
Theory of Planned Behavior/ Reasoned Action(Ajzen and Fishbein(The theory of planned behavior is a theory which predicts deliberate behavior. Attitudes Norms Intention BehaviorPerceived behavioral control
Assignment 2 Discuss various factors that may influence an employee’s cooperation with his/her other project team members from other departments using theories described in the class.