All about organization behaviour

Essay by yswong1668University, Bachelor'sA, August 2004

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Subject : Organizational Behaviour

Question :

"Since behaviour may be generally predictable, there is no need to formally study OB". Comment on this statement and discuss what have you learnt in the subject organizational behaviour in this semester and how you can apply it to your daily life and to your job.

Our Comments

Although Organization Behavior (OB) can be learnt by experience, it takes long time to investigate and understand human's behavior within organizations. Studying OB's theories can be quickly coping with individual physiology and group behavior.

It is a field of study that investigates the impact of individuals, groups, and structure on human behavior within organizations for the purpose of applying such knowledge towards improving an organization's effectiveness and efficiency.

It studies three determinants of behavior in organizations: individuals, groups, and structure. In addition, OB applies the knowledge about individuals, groups and the effect of the organization structure on human behavior in order to make the organization work more effectively and systematically.

Integrating past-days and contemporary theories, managers are easy to forecast outcome and determine variables, and to predict subordinates' behavior whether he/ she is dissatisfy to the job. It is important to lead employees to accomplish to the "Mission and Vision" in an organization or company, and to achieve company's goal and success.

To sum up our definition, OB is concerned with the study of what people do in an organization and how that behavior affects the performance of the organization.

There is increasing agreement as to the components or topics that constitute the subject area of OB. Although there is still considerable debate as to the relative importance of each, there appears to be general agreement that OB includes the core topics of motivation, leader behavior and power, interpersonal communication, group structure and processes, learning, attitude...