Organizational Behavior


Organizational Behavior Terminology and Concepts

Organizational Behavior Terminology and Concepts
The structure of an organization is set up to help maintain a healthy working relationship between all levels of management. The upper-level managers consists of the top executive e.g. the CEO and board members. An organizations executives work together with the mid level managers to convey the organizational goals, and provide resources for their frontline employees to perform the daily operations to meet these goals. This relies on each levels commitment to the organizational values system. This paper will discuss the topics of organizational behavior and culture, what functions makes an organization’s culture beneficial. Diversity and communication and other key concepts of a healthy organization.
Behavior and Culture
An organization is a collection of individuals working together toward achieving a common goal (Schermerhorn & Hunt & Osborn, 2008). In an organization exists a stated mission that are goals to achieve. Certain organizations have a mission to make profit, others are non-profit. The leadership inside an organization sets it’s mission. These set standards are what leaders and mangers of an organization use to apply the strategies to reach it’s goals. Organizational behavior is the study of the individuals and groups in an organization (Schermerhorn & Hunt & Osborn, 2008). Behavior is studied scientifically through case studies, statistical analysis, and surveys to help improve performance. Employees daily operations are what can determine an organization behavior. Companies with a higher quality of performance, usually have a better standard of employee behavior. Learning about an organizations’ behavior helps to develop better relationships and learn how an organization should run.
The leaders in an organization should set the tone for the culture. Organizational culture is the...