May 192015
 

The five models of organisational behaviour are the: autocratic model, custodial model, supportive model, collegial model and system model. Autocratic model Autocratic model is the model that depends upon strength, power and formal authority. In an autocratic organisation, the people (management/owners) who manage the tasks in an organisation have formal authority for controlling the employees [read more…]

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Inputs, Processes and Outcomes Model of OB

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May 192015
 

Organisational behaviour understanding delivers enhanced performance The goal of studying organisation behaviour is to deliver enhanced outcomes for the organisation. Although it may occur, it is not the goal of the organisation to create a “nice place to work” for its employees. Instead, the intention of organisation behaviour is to think about how to structure [read more…]

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The 4 Main Workforce Trends That We Are Facing Today

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Dec 202014
 

It comes as no surprise that in the last 50 years a lot has changed around the world, and with that a lot has changed in the workplaces within organisations around the world. Without these changes, growth wouldn’t have happen and on the more negative side, the market crashes wouldn’t had happened. Yet through the [read more…]

Culture in Organisations

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Feb 142011
 
Culture in Organisations

Culture Definition: The human-generated part of the environment that is transmitted across time and generations and leads to people within that culture developing shared meanings; culture gives people ‘standard operating procedures’ or ways of doing things. Often said to be ‘the ways things are done around here’ culture is a major point within an organisation [read more…]

Feb 142011
 
Groups and Teams in Organisations

Group Definition: In the setting of an organisation, a group is the collection of people who are located, grouped or gathered together, either by classification or in a more general sense. People are often put in groups, such as a department, or groups are created by the same culture or objectives within an organisation. Team Definition: [read more…]

Job Design in Organisations

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Feb 142011
 
Job Design in Organisations

Job Design Definition:  Job Design, which can also be called Work Design or Task Design, is the process of assigning tasks to a job, including the interdependency of those tasks with other jobs. It is to help improve the employees relationship with the job in hand and increase the quality of the product or service [read more…]

Organisational Behaviour Theories to Learn for Exam

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Jan 122011
 

The following is just a list of the Organisational Behaviour Theories that you will probably need to learn for an OB exam. Organisational Behaviour Multidisciplinary Approach Fundamental Attribution Error Intelligence One General Intelligence Theories of Multiple Intelligence Emotional Intelligence Personality Predicting Job Performance Cattell’s 16 Personality Factors (16PF) 2 Dimensions of Personality Big Five Model [read more…]

Intelligence within Organisational Behaviour: Lecture Notes

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Jan 072011
 

The following covers the objectives which we need to learn for the topic of ‘Intelligence’. The notes below are guidelines to what we should know, they do not go into detail, to find more detail please use the search at the top and find the corresponding theory on the website. Objective: To critique definitions of [read more…]

Organisational Behaviour Introduction: Lecture Notes

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Jan 062011
 

The following covers the objectives which we need to learn for the topic of ‘OB’. The notes below are guidelines to what we should know; they do not go into detail, to find more detail please use the search at the top and find the corresponding theory on the website. Objective: To define the terms: [read more…]