Organizational Behavior Essay

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Organizational Behavior
BUS 502
Md. Lutfar Rahman
Faculty
College of Business Administration
IUBAT—International University of Business Agriculture and Technology

Text
• Organizational Behavior 13th Edition
• Author: Stephen P. Robbins

Chapter

ONE

What is
Organizational
Behavior?

Organizational Behavior
• Organizational behavior (often abbreviated
OB) is a field of study that investigates the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behavior within organizations, for the purpose of applying such knowledge toward improving an organization’s effectiveness. That’s a mouthful, so let’s break it down.

• To sum up our definition, OB is the study of what people do in an organization and how their behavior affects the
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1.Traditional
Traditionalmanagement
management
• •Decision
Decisionmaking,
making,planning, planning,and andcontrolling controlling 2.
2.Communication
Communication
• •Exchanging
Exchangingroutine
routineinformation informationand andprocessing processing paperwork paperwork 3.
3.Human
Humanresource resourcemanagement management
• •Motivating,
Motivating,disciplining,
disciplining,managing managingconflict, conflict,staffing, staffing, and andtraining training

4.
4.Networking
Networking
• •Socializing,
Socializing,politicking,
politicking,and andinteracting interactingwith withothers others

Allocation
Allocation of of Activities
Activities by by Time
Time

Allocation of Activities by Time
Type of
Managers

Traditional
Management

Communicating

HRM

Net Working

Average
Manager

32%

29%

20%

19%

Successful
Manager

13%

28%

11%

48%

Effective
Manager

19%

44%

26%

11%

1. Traditional management. Decision making, planning, and controlling.
2. Communication. Exchanging routine information and processing paperwork.
3. Human resource management. Motivating, disciplining, managing conflict, staffing, and training.
4. Networking. Socializing, politicking, and interacting with outsiders.

Enter
Enter Organizational
Organizational Behavior
Behavior
Organizational behavior (OB)
A field of study that investigates the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behavior within organizations, for the purpose of applying such knowledge toward