1.Introduction to organizational behavior.2.What managers do?3.Major challenges and opportunities formanagers to use OB concepts.4.Contributory disciplinein organizational behavior.
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIORA field of study that investigates theimpact that individual, groups, andstructure have on behavior withinorganizations, for the purpose ofapplying such knowledge towardimproving an organization’seffectiveness.
MANAGEMENT FUNCTION Planning Organizing Controlling Leading
Challenges and opportunity for OB1.Improving People Skills.2.Innovation and Change.3.Helping Employees Balance Work/Life Conflicts.4.Improving Ethical Behavior.5.Improving Quality and Productivity.6.Improving Customer Service.7.Managing Workforce Diversity
PsychologyThe science that seeks tomeasure, explain, andsometimes change thebehavior of human.
SociologyThe study of people in relation to theirfellow human beings.
Social psychologyAn area within psychology that blendsconcepts from psychology andsociology and that focuses on theinfluence of people on one another.
AnthropologyThe study of societies to learn about humanbeings and their activities.
Political scienceThe study of the behavior ofindividuals and groups within apolitical environment.