Organisational Behaviour

Organisational Behaviour

  • Submitted By: fordka16917
  • Date Submitted: 09/26/2013 2:52 PM
  • Category: Business
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The goal of this study is to investigate the theories and principles of organisational behaviour, also provide an understanding of how the organisation is strongly influenced by the behaviour patterns of people. Each section is defined by category which has a main heading followed by sub headings, necessary to provide a breakdown of the different elements relating to the main topic. The subject matter in this exercise covers definitions, three concise statements to describe the fundamental character of the OB topic. The role history has played, in influencing the evolutionary process leading to the present day developments of OB. The main topic will look at the core factor, that being personality as the major consideration in dealing with OB. Management appreciates the concept of OB in establishing a favourable organisational cultural mindset in the individual or group to ensure the stability and prosperity of the organization. Current OB specialists have concentrated on the fields of psychology, sociology, anthropology and political science to help them adapt a model suitable for the organisation in today’s world. The intention is, to explore this area and illustrate how the structure is designed to match the organization to the right people. A conclusion will address the findings of the report and where appropriate, recommendations will be made in light of these findings.
Evidence supporting the research will be drawn from a number of secondary research resources that include the internet and library, referenced in accordance to GMIT requirements.

"Organizational behaviour is a field of study that investigates the impact that individuals, groups and structure have on behaviour within organization for the purpose of applying such knowledge toward improving an organisation's effectiveness."
-Stephen P. Robbins p6

Robins believed that managers should have an understanding of the fundamental values, attitudes and...

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