ORG BE CH 1

  1. is afield of study that investigates the impact individuals, groups and structure have on behavior within organizations.
    Organizational Behavior
  2. a file of study, meaning that it is a distinct area of expertise with a common body of knowledge.
    Organizational behavior
  3. Decision making, planning and controlling.
    Traditional management.
  4. Exchanging routine information and processing paperwork.
    Communication
  5. motivating, disciplining, managing conflict, staffing, and training.
    Human Resource management
  6. Socializing, politicking, and interacting with outsiders.
    Networking.
  7. Looking at relationships, attempting to attribute causes and effects and drawing conclusions based on scientific evidence.
    Systematic study
  8. The basing of managerial decisions on the best available scientific evidence.
    Evidence-based management (EBM)
  9. An instinctive feeling not necessarily supported by research.
    Intuition
  10. The science that seeks to measure, explain and sometimes change the behavior of humans and other animals
    Psychology
  11. An area of psychology that blends concepts from psychology and sociology to focus on the influence of people on one another.
    Social Psychology
  12. The study of people in relation to their social environment or culture.
    Sociology
  13. The study of societies to learn about human beings and their activities
    Anthropology.
  14. Situational factors or variables that moderate the relationship between two or more variables.
    Contingency Variables
  15. The concept that organizations are becoming more heterogeneous in terms of gender, age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and other characteristics.
    WorkForce Diversity
  16. An area of OB research that concerns how organizations develop human strengths, foster vitality, and resilience, and unlock potential
    Positive organizational scholarship
  17. Situations in which individuals are required to define right and wrong.
    Ethical dilemmas and ethical choices.
  18. An abstraction of reality, a simplified representation of some real-world phenomenon.
    Model
  19. Variables like personality, group structure and organizational culture that lead to processes.
    Inputs
  20. Actions that individuals, groups, and organizations engage in as a result of inputs and that lead to certain outcomes.
    Processes.
  21. Key Factors that are affected by some other variable.
    Outcomes.
  22. Evaluative statements or judgments concerning objects, people, or events.
    Attitudes
  23. an unpleasant psychological process that occurs in response to environmental pressure.
    Stress
  24. The combination of effectiveness and efficiency at doing core job tasks
    Task Performance
  25. Discretionary behavior that contributes to the psychological and social environment of the workplace.
    Organizational citizenship behavior.
  26. The set of actions employees take to separate themselves from the organizations.
    Withdrawal Behavior
  27. The extent to which members of a group support and validate one another while at work.
    Group Cohesion
  28. The quantity and quality of a group's work output.
    Group functioning
  29. The combination of effectiveness and efficiency of an organization.
    Productivity
  30. The degree to which an organization meets the need of its clientele or customers.
    Effectiveness
  31. The degree to which an organization can achieve its end at a low cost.
    Efficiency
  32. The degree to which an organization is able to exist an grow over the long term.
    Organizational survival
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ORG BE CH 1
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ORG BEH
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