Organization behavior

Organization behavior

Duration: 24-40 Hours

Why do people behave a certain way in an organizational environment? What factors affect job performance, employee interaction, job commitment, leadership and managerial styles? Individuals have studied this very topic for decades in order to find ways of increasing organizational performance. Organizational behavior is the study of both group and individual performance and activity within an organization.

This area of study examines human behavior in a work environment and determines its impact on job structure, performance, communication, motivation, leadership, etc. Internal and external perspectives are two theories of how organizational behavior can be viewed by companies.

Key Learning Points:

  • Organizations as social systems

  • The dynamics of change in organizations

  • Industries and markets

  • The relationships between organizations and their environments

  • The role of identity in organizational processes

  • Organizational culture and its dynamics

  • Change in cultural categories and markets

  • Social movements and their influence on firms and markets

  • Firm strategies and the effects of long-run histories of strategic interaction

  • The impact of workforce demographic change and labor market inequality

  • Organizational learning processes

  • Social networks

  • Entrepreneurship and firm formation processes