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Organizational Behavior

1) There are a number of ways organizations can affect society and ways society affects organizations. What are some of these ways? Which, in your view, has the greater impact: society or organizations? Defend your answer in your response.

2) Read Box 3--Almost Too Good to be True? Pg 32 Ropes text. Answer the following question: Why are organizational rituals and symbols important? Do you believe that the impression management gives is more important than the work itself?

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1) There are a number of ways organizations can affect society and ways society affects organizations. What are some of these ways? Which, in your view, has the greater impact: society or organizations? Defend your answer in your response.
There are several ways in which organizations can affect the society. Some of the way in which an organization affects the society is by providing economic improvement through employment opportunities, investment opportunities, and by paying taxes. For instance, an organization can open new facilities in the area and this can provide lucrative employment and so reduce unemployment in the area. Through the introduction of new products and services, an organization can affect the lifestyle of the society. Further, the employees are affected by the culture of the organization. Moreover, community service is undertaken by organizations and these have a considerable impact on the society. In addition, organizations often undertake infrastructure development projects or ...

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