Final on Organizational Behavior

Essay by TammyMeadowsCollege, UndergraduateA-, January 2007

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Organizational Behavior is a study that investigates and learns the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behavior within the organizations and its effective use for the purpose of knowledge towards improving its performance. (Wikipedia). To understand organizational behavior within any corporation and particularly the factors influencing the organizational behavior of a single person has become the "key" to the success of most managers. There are different approaches to organizational behavior, which is best for all organizations; instead, companies must evolve the system, which works best for them with the help of effective planning, and technological support, which changes over time as their environment and the individuals within that environment change. Organizational behavior deals with the top man to the bottom man, everyone needs to be involved and know the right actions and attitudes for an organization to sky rocket and excel in the future. Some of the challenges and opportunities for organizational behavior include: Motivation, Organizational culture, and communication, which will be detailed in this essay.

Organizational effectiveness is the concept of how effective an organization is in achieving the outcomes the organization intends to produce. Organizational effectiveness is about doing everything one knows to do and doing it very well. Huge organizations with high performance achieve superior results by clarifying their strategy, streamlining their structures, and making each person a contributing partner to the business. Employees understand the business, are committed to getting results, and are organized into units. They form teams that take full responsibility for making decisions, solving problems, and continuously improving the quality of their work.

To provide best service, Robins, De Cenzo (1995) states, "OB is like an iceberg as where lot of organizational behavior is not visible by naked eye. What people tend to see when they look at the organizations...