Essay about Organizational Behavior Terminology and Concepts

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Organizational Behavior Terminology and Concepts

Michael D Bishop


August 1st 2011
Dr. Robert Kight
University of Phoenix

Organizational Behavior Terminology and Concepts

To be effective all organizations needs to achieve the goals and objectives presented. When meeting these goals and objectives, people makes the difference how effective organizations perform. This paper will discuss the following key concept and terminology on Organizational culture, Organizational behavior, Diversity, and Communications as it relates to people in an effective organization. The paper will also describe each concept’s observable aspects and it would provide a brief analysis of the culture and behavior of the Metro bus. In
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This organizational culture employs situational awareness that allows continuous adjustment to prevent errors from accumulating and enlarging thus providing clean buses for the riding public. Organizational behavior The study of how individuals react within an organization in a workplace setting is called organizational behavior, this field of study covers sociology, psychology, anthropology, communication, and management (Schermerhorn, Hunt, & Osborn, 2008). Studying organizational behavior enables to distinguish success behavior between the organizations, the leaders, and the followers. Studying organizational behavior also allow successful leaders to understand behavior of individuals, organizations, and the many situation when they arises. Because of the many shapes and sizes of organization, it is important to study organizational behavior. When studying organizational behavior is important to understand behavior of groups, organization, and individuals are predictable but you have to understand the circumstances (Schermerhorn, Hunt, & Osborn, 2008). Finally, the study of organizational behavior requires one to move from an intuition and common sense approach to a more systematic approach of study. Although Metro bus does not conduct any formal study on organizational behavior, the organization continually evaluates its people, processes, and strategies to guarantee

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