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Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior (OB) or organisational behaviour is the human behavior study within an organisation, the interaction between this behavior and the organization, and the organization or company itself.

Organizational Behavior (OB) or organisational behaviour is the human behavior study within an organisation, the interaction between this behavior and the organization, and the organization or company itself.

Earlier study of individual Organizational Behavior was mainly focused on people’s organizational roles. Main goals of these studies were what are the conditions within the organisations for employess and how can these be optimised, in relation to the development of organizational behavior theories.

The base of Organizational Behavior (OB) was developed by practical scientific management studies like the Hawthorne Studies. These studies showed interesting results and theories on job performance, team management and job satisfaction. Famous researchers of the last century were i.e. Henri Fayol, Frederick Herzberg, Abraham Maslow, David McClelland, Victor Vroom and Douglas McGregor.

These researchers generated ground breaking theories like Functions of Management, Hierarchy of Needs of people, Five Bases of Power, Group Dynamics and Management principles, which are still used today.

What are the most known and used scientific management and methods? What are their success stories and practical tips when you apply these? These posts are all about great Organizational Behavior (OB) theories that can help you to achieve your goal or understand certain aspects that come with organizational configurations.

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Psychological Capital (PsyCap)

July 3rd, 2023

Psychological capital: This article explains the concept of psychological capital in a practical way. The article contains the definition of the term, followed by a detailed explanation of the components of this concept and tips on how to work on…

Group Dynamics: the Definition and Theory

June 22nd, 2023

Group Dynamics: in this article, Group Dynamics is explained in a practical way. The article starts with a general definition of the term ‘Group Dynamics’, followed by a description of the various phases of development in groups. For each of…

Rensis Likert biography and theory

June 21st, 2023

Rensis Likert (August 5, 1903 – September 3, 1981) was an American organizational and social psychologist best known for his contributions to psychometrics, the study of organizational behavior, and management theory. Rensis Likert is also known for the Likert…

Vroom Yetton Jago Decision Model

July 4th, 2022

Vroom Yetton Jago Decision Model: this article provides a practical explanation of the Vroom Yetton Jago Decision Model. After reading this article, you’ll understand the basics of this powerful decision making What is a Vroom Yetton Jago Decision Model?…

Interaction Pressure Gauge

July 27th, 2021

How much pressure should I exert when talking to people? Key Definitions Interaction is the process of two or more people communicating with each other, most often by means of talking. For the majority of managers, interacting by means of…
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