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Organizational Behaviour 1 472.12 Winter 2009 Bruce Duggan Providence College.

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1 Organizational Behaviour 1 472.12 Winter 2009 Bruce Duggan Providence College

2 What to expect  reputation  syllabus  stuff  workload

3 4 Questions 1.What is OB? 2.Didn’t we do this already? 3.Why study it? 4.What could a Christian perspective be?

4 1.What is OB? workplace structure group individual actions outcomes

5 1.What is OB? structure  productivity  employee development & training  global competition & cooperation

6 1.What is OB? structure group  leadership  teams  diversity

7 1.What is OB? structure group individual  satisfaction  empowerment  ethics ethics

8 1.What is OB? contributing disciplines  Psychology  Sociology  Social Psychology  Anthropology  Political Science

9 1.What is OB?

10 2.Didn’t we do this already? in Intro Management what’s different?  detail  examples  practice  fun OK, maybe I have a strange idea of fun…

11 3.Why study OB? 4 reasons a. It’s interesting. b. You’ll need it. c. Sometimes it’s insightful. d. It can help you do a better job. What was your worst job? What made it lousy?  People or…?  Controllable or…?

12 4.A Christian Perspective?  Acts  2 Thessalonians

13 4.A Christian Perspective? Paul  Acts 18 Paul lived and worked with them, for they were tentmakers just as he was.

14 4.A Christian Perspective? Paul  Acts 18  2 Thessalonians 3 We were not idle when we were with you, nor did we eat anyone's food without paying for it….On the contrary, we worked night and day, laboring and toiling so that we would not be a burden to any of you. We did this…to make ourselves a model for you to follow.

15 4.A Christian Perspective? Paul  a Christian business-person?  if he was an employer here and now: How would he treat his employees? Would he ever fire an employee?  Why?  How? Would he hire a fellow Christian ahead of a non-Christian?

16 4.A Christian Perspective? Otterburne Community Church  10 years from now you’re on the board pastor expresses staffing concerns What do you do?

17 To Do for this Thu  read ch 1  skim »1 hr w highlighter  note Marysville Daycare »pg 29 RA 1  History of OB for Mon  read ch 2  study Quiz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  ch 1 & 2 for next Thu  due RA 1 handout

18 Activities 1.Case incident 2.“Test” 3.Debate

19 Thu

20 Activities 1.“Test” » pg 23 (both editions) Director Producer Coordinator Monitor Mentor Facilitator Innovator Broker FLEXIBILITY CONTROL INTERNALEXTERNAL A B C D E F G H handout

21 Activities 1.“Test”  What did you find from test?  How useful for managers?  Ethical implications?

22 Activities 2.Case incident  Marysville Daycare »pg 29 (both editions) you’re Marshall Rogers  How would you know if the employees were happy with their jobs?  What could you have done differently?  What will you do now?  Why are your employees doing this? assumptions will snare you

23 Activities 3.Debate  what makes an organization successful? people 1 st ? performance 1 st ? »pg 22 (both editions)  6 volunteers 2 for each side to make the case 1 for each side to rebut

24 Debate Judging  What leads to profit? before after people first profit first handout

25 Debate  Successful organizations put people first Lead-off Rebuttal  Successful companies put profits first Lead-off Rebuttal Judges

26 Debate The worst crime against working people is a company which fails to operate at a profit. Samuel Gompers

27 Syllabus

28 for Mon prep for quiz

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