Organizational Behavior


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In-Class Notes

Sakai Resources

HT Collaboration Site


  1. Bauer, Organizational Behavior

  2. Locke, Handbook of Principles of Organizational Behavior

Private Wiki Entry

Main OB Textbook Notes:

Preface & Introduction


Chapter 1 - Select on Intelligence

Chapter 2 - Select on Conscientiousness and Emotional Stability

Chapter 3 - Structure Interviews to Recruit and Hire the Best People

Performance Management

Chapter 4 - Design Training Systematically and Follow the Science of Training

Chapter 5 - Conduct Performance Appraisals to Improve Individual and Firm Performance

Chapter 6 - Promote Job Satisfaction through Mental Challenge

Chapter 7 - Control Voluntary Turnover by Understanding its Causes

Chapter 8 - Attain Emotional Control by Understanding What Emotions Are

Chapter 9 - Motivate Employee Performance through Goal Setting

Chapter 10 - Cultivate Self-efficacy for Personal and Organizational Effectiveness

Chapter 11 - Using Empowerment to Motivate People to Engage in Effective Self and Shared Leadership


Chapter 12 - Pay for Performance

Chapter 13 - Provide Recognition for Performance Improvement

Chapter 14 - Promote Procedural and Interactional Justice to Enhance Individual and Organizational Outcomes

Performance Management for Teams

Chapter 15 - Foster Team Effectiveness by Fulfilling Key Leadership Functions

Chapter 16 - Compose Teams to Assure Successful Boundary Activity

Chapter 17 - Making Group Process Work: Harnessing Collective Intuition, Task Conflict, and Pacing

Chapter 18 - Manage Intra-team Conflict through Collaboration


Chapter 19 - Use Power Effectively to Influence People

Chapter 20 - Lead through Vision and Values

Chapter 21 - Foster Trust through Ability, Benevolence, and Integrity

Chapter 22 - Design Structure to Fit Strategy

Chapter 23 - Communicate Successfully by Seeking Balance


Chapter 24 - Use Participation to Share Information and Distribute Knowledge

Chapter 25 - Broaden the Decision Frame to Make Effective Decisions


Chapter 26 - Stimulate Creativity by Fueling Passion

Chapter 27 - Manage Stress at Work through Preventive and Proactive Coping

Chapter 28 - Manage Conflict through Negotiation and Mediation

Chapter 29 - Sustain Organizational Performance through Continuous Learning

Chapter 30 - Gain Entrepreneurship Success through Swiftness and Experimentation

Chapter 31 - Achieve Work-Family Balance through Individual and Organizational Strategies

Chapter 32 - Use Information Technology for Organizational Change

Chapter 33 - Make Management Practice Fit National Cultures and the Global Culture

2013 Spring - PSYCH