able to adjust with them? How does he feel about his job?Is he satisfied or dissatisfied? What changes do occur inhis behaviour due to others and his organization? Howdoes he mingle with his group members? All thesenecessitate understanding his personal behaviour hisperception, personality, learning attitude and groupbehaviour.
After studying this unit, you will be able to1. Define the perceptual process.2. Suggest ways to improve perceptual ability3. Discuss various theories of personality and personalitytraits.4. Distinguish between classical and operant conditioningtheories of learning5. State how attitudes are formed and measured.6. Describe group norms, goals, role and conflict.
2.20 Definition of organizational Behaviour:
Organisation behaviour is the study and application ofknowledge about how and why people behave inorganizations. Though it is defined by various authors,three important definitions are given below:“Organisational behaviour is directly concerned with theunderstanding, prediction and control of human behaviourin organizations”- Fred Luthons.