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Definition of organizational behavior
-The study of the way people interact within groups. Normally this study is applied in an attempt to create more efficient business organizations. The central idea of the study of organizational behavior is that a scientific approach can be applied to the management of workers. Organizational behavior theories are used for human resource purposes to maximize the output from individual group members. what is/are organization
-A social unit of people that is structured and managed to meet a need or to pursue collective goals. All organizations have a management structure that determines relationships between the different activities and the members, and subdivides and assigns roles, responsibilities,
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In general, if we agree that the strong leaders in an effective collaborative environment are the key for successful implementation of a strategy, than studying an individual is really how deep we have to go to understand what is going on in an organization. We can know everything about the environment, we mapped the internal resources and competitive position, we may even have a winning strategy, but if we do not have the right managers and leaders to execute on the strategy, we will fail. Freedman stated that “true genius is required to implement strategy” (2003, p. 26) and that „the discipline and skill required for strategy implementation is as rare as that needed to formulate strategy“ (ibid.). In short, people are key.

what are the perspective of organizational effectiveness
-Almost all organisational behaviour theories have the implicit or explicit objective of making organisations more effective. Indeed, organisational effectiveness is considered the ‘ultimate dependent variable’ in organisational behavior. The first challenge, however, is to define organisational effectiveness - A broad concept represented by several perspectives, including the organisation's fit with the external environment, internalsubsystems configuration for high performance, emphasis on organisational learning and ability to satisfy the needs of

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