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ion Behaviour Sem i Ppts

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Sreelakshmi.B.S Reg# 200220186
Q1.Why should every manager study the discipline of OB?
The challenge of managing people and organization lead to the origin of study of OrganizationalBehavior. The study of Organizational Behavior is a combination of how people behave inorganizations and how organizations use human resources to achieve goals.The study of organizational behavior combines planning with the maximum utilization of human resources through the development of people.The field of organizational behavior is about understanding people and managing them towork effectively. The field of organizational behavior is concerned with how organizationscan survive and adapt to change.Certain behaviors are necessary for survival and adaptation. People have to:
Be motivated to join and remain in the organization.
Carry out their basic work reliably.
Be flexible and innovative.The accomplishment of the organizational goals depends on the
interaction andcoordination among people to accomplish their goals. The field of organizational behavior is concerned with how to get people to practice effective teamwork.Organizational Behavior refers to the attitudes and behaviors of individuals and groups inorganizations.Study of Organizational Behavior is important because it is about people and humannature. Includes interesting examples of success and failure. Provides tools to find outwhy people behave the way they do.It is important to managers, employees and consumers. Understanding organizational behavior makes more effective managers, employees and consumers. Organizational behavior has a powerful influence on the attitudes and behaviors of individuals inorganizations. Organizational behavior can impact financial performance.Goals of Organizational Behavior:
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Predicting Organizational behavior 
Explaining Organizational behavior 
Managing Organizational behavior Managerial roles include:
Interpersonal roles
Informational roles
Decision making rolesManagerial Activities includes:
Routine communication
Traditional management
Human resource managementElements of Organizational Behavior:The organization's base rests on management's philosophy, values, vision and goals. Thisin turn drives the organizational culture which is composed of the formal organization,informal organization, and the social environment. The culture determines the type of leadership, communication, and group dynamics within the organization. The workers perceive this as the quality of work life which directs their degree of motivation. The finaloutcome are performance, individual satisfaction, and personal growth and development.All these elements combine to build the model or framework that the organization operatesfrom.Fundamental concept of Organizational behavior :Fundamental Concepts relating to the nature of human being are four. They are individualdifferences, whole person, caused behavior i.e, motivation and dignity.The concept of individual differences tells us that when it comes to understanding andsolving the behavioral problems there can not be a standard solution.The concept of whole person tells that the happenings in the life beyond the organizationallife affect the work behavior of an employee.
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The concept of caused behavior tells that a manager makes employees behave in a particular way by his own behavior. A manager should, there fore, be a role model.The concepts relating to the nature of the organization are two. They are organization in asocial system and mutuality of interests.The concept relating to the organization being social system tells us that no organizationcan have a value system, which is inconsistent with the social values in which it isoperating.The concept of relating mutuality on interest tells us that basically the interests of theemployees and the organizations are such that if employees interests suffer theorganization’s interests too suffer and vice-versa.Manager should have all these qualities to be successful his career. So it is very importantfor a manager to study Organizational behavior.
Q2.‘Organizational Behavior’ and ‘Human Relations are these two termscomplementary or contradictory.
“If you dig deeply into any problem, you will get to people.”
—J. Watson Wilson
“The manager's role is that of facilitating goal accomplishment by removing the barrierslimiting the group's performance.”
— Raymond E. MilesOrganizational Behavior and Human Relations are two complementary terms. We cansupport this statement with the following explanationOrganizations are social systems. If one wishes either to work in them or to manage them,it is necessary to understand how they operate. Organizations combine science and people-technology and humanity. Technology is difficult enough by itself, but when you add people you get an immensely complex social system that almost defies understanding.However, society must understand organizations and use them well because they arenecessary to reap the cornucopia of goods and services which technology makes possible.And they are necessary for world peace, good school systems and other desirable goalswhich mankind seeks.Human behavior in organizations is rather unpredictable as we now see it. It isunpredictable because it arises from deep-seated needs and nebulous value systems of 
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