Organizational Behaviour Ch1&2 Essay

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Organizational Behavior
Chapter 1
Questions for Review
1. What is the importance of interpersonal skills?
Play a role in determining a manager’s effectiveness
Help organizations attract and keep high-performing employees.
Social relationships among co-workers and supervisors were strongly related to overall job satisfaction.
Likely to make the workplace more pleasant, which in turn makes it easier to hire and keep qualified people.
Creating a pleasant workplace also appears to make good economic sense i.e. found to generate superior financial performance.
2. What do managers do in terms of functions, roles & skills?
Managers get things done through other people. They make decisions, allocate resources, and direct the
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There are degrees of lying from a small white lie to one that is deceitful and hurts others. For example, one might lie to the boss by saying she looks nice in that outfit before asking for time off. It might not be the boss's best look, but you give her a compliment in order to get what you want. At the other extreme, you might lie saying that you checked the equipment when you didn't and it ended up doing harm to someone else.
However, in the long run I believe it is best not to lie. Most people appreciate the honest and that quality seems to go further. Honesty and loyalty are two qualities that business owners look for when hiring an employee. Besides telling the truth is a lot easier to remember and your story doesn't change.
2. In my opinion it’s fair to fire someone for lying
‘Cause Lies are morally wrong, then, for two reasons. First, lying corrupts the most important quality of my being human: my ability to make free, rational choices. Each lie I tell contradicts the part of me that gives me moral worth. Second, my lies rob others of their freedom to choose rationally. When my lie leads people to decide other than they would have known the truth, I have harmed their human dignity and autonomy.
Lies in business can cost people jobs, destroy companies and cost good people a lot of money.
3. "Withholding information" isn't

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