May 272015
 

What is the collegial model? The collegial model is based around teamwork – everybody working as colleagues (hence the name of the model). Collegial refers to a highly co-operative set of people working together by dividing the labour among themselves for the sake of efficient working and to achieve organisational goals. This model is a [read more…]

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ABC of Attitudes

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May 192015
 

The ABC Model of Attitudes There are three main elements of an attitude: Cognitive component Affective component Behavioural component As you can see, the easy way to recall these components is to use the letters ABC. Cognitive component Cognitive component involves the belief or knowledge of the person. This base knowledge is usually objective and [read more…]

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Behaviour Management Strategies in Business

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Mar 042015
 
Behaviour Management Strategies in Business

In order to have a healthy business that evolves exponentially and which provides a constant stream of revenue, you need to make sure that not only you create good products/services that cater to the needs of your clients, but you also need to maintain your employees happiness at the same times. In order to do [read more…]

Feb 142011
 

Attitudes Definition: An attitude is a way of thinking or feeling about something, a certain state of mind at the time. Behaviours Definition: Behaviour is defined as the way one acts towards themselves and others around them. To link the two we could say that due to the attitude a person has towards spiders, he/she may behave differently. [read more…]

Feb 142011
 

Motivation Definition: The reason or reasons to act in a particular way. It is what makes us do things and carry out tasks for the organisation. However, motivation is often used as an excuse, a lack of motivation for not doing anything. This is why in an organisation discipline needs to be used, to inspire the [read more…]

Feb 142011
 

Perception Definition: A perception is a belief held by a person, or many people, based upon how they see the world around them. What is Perception? the process of selecting, organising and interpreting information in order to make sense of the world around us (Bratton: 2010, 500) the dynamic and complex way in which individuals select [read more…]

Jan 062011
 

Here are some practice exam questions for you to practice. If you find any more, please send them to me. Intelligence Evaluate Spearman’s contribution to our understanding of intelligence. Compare and contrast a structural model of intelligence and a systems model of intelligence.  Explain the relevance to organisational behaviour. Define three different kinds of intelligence [read more…]

Single and Double Loop Learning: Attitudes and Behaviour

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Dec 112010
 
Single and Double Loop Learning: Attitudes and Behaviour

Attitudes Definition: An attitude is a way of thinking or feeling about something, a certain state of mind at the time. Behaviours Definition: Behaviour is defined as the way one acts towards themselves and others around them. To link the two we could say that due to the attitude a person has towards spiders, he/she may behave differently. [read more…]

Social Cognitive Theory: Attitudes and Behaviour

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Dec 112010
 

Attitudes Definition: An attitude is a way of thinking or feeling about something, a certain state of mind at the time. Behaviours Definition: Behaviour is defined as the way one acts towards themselves and others around them. To link the two we could say that due to the attitude a person has towards spiders, he/she may behave differently. [read more…]

Organisational Behaviour Modification: Attitudes and Behaviour

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Dec 112010
 

Attitudes Definition: An attitude is a way of thinking or feeling about something, a certain state of mind at the time. Behaviours Definition: Behaviour is defined as the way one acts towards themselves and others around them. To link the two we could say that due to the attitude a person has towards spiders, he/she may behave differently. [read more…]