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Griffin Chap 15

Griffin Chap 15

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Slide content created by Charlie Cook, The University of West AlabamaCopyright © Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Chapter Fifteen
Basic Elements ofIndividual Behavior inOrganizations
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Learning Objectives
After studying this chapter, you should be able to: 
 1.Explain the nature of the individual-organizationrelationship.2.Define personality and describe personality attributesthat affect behavior in organizations.3.Discuss individual attitudes in organizations and howthey affect behavior.4.Describe basic perceptual processes and the role ofattributions in organizations.5.Discuss the causes and consequences of stress anddescribe how it can be managed.6.Describe creativity and its role in organizations.7.Explain how workplace behaviors can directly orindirectly influence organizational effectiveness.
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Understanding Individuals inOrganizations
The Psychological Contract
The overall set of expectations held by anindividual with respect to what he or shewill contribute to the organization and whatthe organization will provide in return.

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