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Organizational Behavior: what are the benefits?

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Organizational Behavior: how can this benefit anybody personally or professionally.

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First, let's look at the definition of organization behavior:

"Organizational Behavior (OB) is the study and application of knowledge about how people, individuals, and groups act in organizations. It does this by taking a system approach. That is, it interprets people-organization relationships in terms of the whole person, whole group, whole organization, and whole social system.

Its purpose is to build better relationships by achieving human objectives, organizational ...

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The 305 word solution first defines organizational behavior including a citation. Then follows a discussion about the social groups we belong to and how we integrate with the rules of the groups. Successful accomplishes are listed as well as the negative examples for both personal and professional behavior.

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Iam writing a research paper on the successful and/or unsuccessful application of organizational behavior concepts at Southwest Airlines. From the list below, I need to select and research three to five organizational behavior main concepts that, uniquely practiced, make Southwest either successful, unsuccessful, or a combination of both. From your assistant, I would like to be able to formulate:

? An introduction and a thesis statement
? A body with supporting evidence and in-text citations
? A conclusion
? A reference list with at least five to seven sources

Choose three organizational behavior main concepts. Your research should uncover how your selected organization successfully uses, or suffers by ignoring, any three of these concepts:

? Decision Making
? Motivation
? Group Behavior
? Communication
? Power and Politics
? Organizational Structure
? Organizational Culture
? Human Resources Practices
? Change Management

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