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Organizational Behaviour

Organizational behaviour - dress code policies

Gather information and advise on organization behavior and dress code policies. Known company policies that directly or indirectly involve how employees operate in their jobs. Some policies are positive and some are not, how is this policy? what is negative and what is positive about it? what can be made positive that effects jo

The Effective Application of Tuckman's five-stage model of Group Development

Using Tuckman's Five-Stage Model of Group Development, describe the characteristics and actions of a work group for the US Military throughout its development process. Use a work group and apply Kolb's model of Experiential Learning. Focus your description on at least two of the stages, forming, storming, norming, or perform

Research Kolb's learning styles using sports concussions

Submit an outline for the research project topic attached. Your outline should follow and expand on the basic Experiential Learning Model, i.e., contain a section for each of the following segments at the highest level of the outline: Concrete Experience -> Reflective Observation -> Abstract Conceptualization -> Active

Strategies for addressing low expectancy

Use information about Organizational Behavior from Chapter 8 and 9 of the reference below and Respond to the following: Kreitner, R., & Kinicki, A. (2013). Organizational Behavior 10th ed. New York, NY: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Imagine that an employee who reports to you has a low expectancy for successful performan

Key Work Attitudes

Respond to the following scenario: As a manager within an organization, which ONE of the key work attitudes (organizational commitment, job involvement, or job satisfaction) would be your "top priority" for cultivating in your employees? Explain your decision and rationale using listing any and all references used.

Organizational behavior case analysis

This discussion focuses on dimensions of corporate culture and the various approaches to adopting new corporate culture, undertaken by business leaders. It further discusses aspects of employee commitment, by exploring how managers can improve employee's attitudes and perspectives in the workplace.

Concept of "equifinality"

In creating formal structure, debates have been enjoined over the processes involved. Taking internal organizational politics as an example, outline some of the findings Child (1972), Robert Michels (1949), and other researchers have found when comparing American to French or German organizations. Explain the concept of "equifin

Strategic and Cultural Change at Chrysler

Please read carefully the OB in Action Case Study: Sergio Marchionne Undertakes Major Strategic and Culture Change at Chrysler Group. Using your readings, and at least two additional resources, evaluate Chrysler's organizational culture by considering the following questions: - What are the observable artifacts, espoused

Nestle Water: Demographic Trends

Describe four (4) major demographic trends that have an impact upon business today, and respond to the following: - Which trend do you feel is having the greatest impact? Why? - Identify which of the four trends is affecting your Nestle Water. - Are you personally affected? - How is Nestle water handling changes in demograph

Career Development Discussion

Discussion 1: Failure to differentiate or integrate or both may result in poorly designed jobs, which may lead to performance problems. In contrast, well-designed jobs improve productivity and enhance employee satisfaction. Four approaches to job design developed during the 20th century include scientific management, job enlarg

Downsizing to Solve Capital Problems

Questions: How and why has corporate downsizing been effected in the last 18-months? Why have so many employees been laid off? What are some of the statistics of lay-off/corporate downsizing? How important of a role has the HR function played in recession-driven downsizing?

Common Grounds Among Diverse Workforce

See the attached file. Managers today must manage the problems that arise from mixing people together who come from very different backgrounds. This can be daunting, but not if you adopt the perspective that we are all the same in many ways. People are people, no matter where they come from. We all share common characteristic

Tuckman's Five-Stage Model in Organizational Behaviour

• Reflect on a team of which you have been a member. Describe what happened in each stage of the group's development according to Tuckman's Five-Stage Model. Was it a mature group? How did you know? • Did the group progress linearly from one step to another or did it experience periods of little progress punctuated by burst

Organizational Behavior Theory

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 300 words. Describe and discuss the best organizational behavior theory and why it's liked.

Research Studies Focused on Business

- Find a business research article that used secondary data and describe the source of the secondary data used. Describe why you chose the source you did. Do you believe this to be the best secondary source available? Why or why not? - Suppose you are the research director for your state's tourism bureau. Begin by assessing you

Organizational Stress Prevention

A critical factor in promoting a healthy work environment is the stage at which stress is managed. The three levels of prevention are the primary prevention stage (designed to reduce or eliminate the stressor), the secondary prevention stage (designed to modify the response to stress), and the tertiary prevention stage (designed


If poor performance is not attributable to work design or organizational process problems, attention should be focused on the employee. The problem may lie in some aspect of the person's relationship to the organization or supervisor, some area of the employee's personal life, or a training or developmental deficiency. Think abo

Problem solving-QC and CI

Using the Problem Statement: How can a school increase online student satisfaction? 1. Brainstorm a list of at least three ideas. 2. Be sure to discuss why you feel these ideas would improve student satisfaction. 3. Select one idea and create a plan for implementing the idea.

Organizational Stressors: An Annotated Bibliography

Need for My Job Organizational Stressors: An Annotated Bibliography Organizational stress seems to be an inevitable consequence of doing business in today's fast-paced global society. But what are the causes of organizational stress? What is the impact of these stressors on an organization? How can these sources of stress be

Data Collection Methods for Organizational Behavior

1. Imagine you are an OD Consultant and need to investigate the working climate within a hospital. What diagnostic methods of data collection would you use? Explain details giving reasons for your answer. 2. Compare and contrast the interview and survey methods of data collection. 3. What data collection methods would you

Performance Problems

What would be an example of a situation where instruction is not necessary to solve a performance problem?

Organizational behaviour case study

After reading the case study answer the following questions 1.What were the external and internal forces for change at HCL? 2.To what extent did Vineet Nayar follow the change models proposed by Lewin and Kotter? Explain. 3.Which of the target elements of change within the systems model of change were affected by the chan

Quality in Logistics

What is quality in a logistics system? Is it important to stress quality in a logistics system? Why or why not?

Individual motivations - case studies

For each of the following incidents, determine whether the individuals will be motivated to behave as desired. Then select the appropriate managerial action from those listed.Please explain your reason Motumba is a small African nation with rich deposits of several rare metals. Tall, forbidding mountains to the North and W