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1 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Organizational Behavior FMCU, Fall 2007 All presentations showed throughout the semester serve as a complementary material further to the required readings as stated in the course syllabus. Mastering the content of these presentations will thus by no means be sufficient for the purpose of exam preparation.

2 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Introduction to Organizational Behavior (OB) OBJECTIVES: WHAT IS OB AND WHY IT IS IMPORTANT THE NATURE OF ORGANIZATIONS OB & MANAGEMENT THE NATURE OF MANAGERIAL WORK MANAGERIAL SKILLS MANAGEMENT LESSONS FROM ABROAD: JAPANESE MANAGEMENT

3 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 What Is OB & Why It is Important OB IS A MULTIDISCIPLINARY FIELD DEVOTED TO UNDERSTANDING INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP behavior interpersonal processes organizational dynamics OB IS IMPORTANT BECAUSE individual & group behavior is related to performance at work it is about common topics that now characterize a modern workplace: ethical behavior, globalization, technology utilization, diversity, high performance, etc. it can expand (your) potential for career success since it is a study or organizational processes from a managerial point of view

4 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Why Is OB Important for Managers MANAGERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR WORK THAT IS ACCOMPLISHED THROUGH THE PERFORMANCE OF (SUBORDINATED) PEOPLE THE WORKFORCE IS CHANGING CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS ARE CHANGING ORGANIZATIONS ARE CHANGING RESULT – MANAGERS HAVE TO CHANGE AS WELL BECAUSE OF THE NATURE OF ORGANIZATIONS AS SOCIOTECHNICAL SYSTEMS

5 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 The Nature of Organizations ORGANIZATIONS ARE GROUPS (OR COLLECTIONS) OF PEOPLE WORKING TOGETHER TO ACHIEVE A COMMON PURPOSE THE REASON WHY ORGANIZATIONS EXIST: To reach goals that no person could reach alone Example: TO SATISFY THE WORLDS APPETITE FOR GOOD FOOD, WELL-SERVED, AT A PRICE PEOPLE CAN AFFORD (McDonalds )

6 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Typical Attributes of Organizations created by people (common purpose) run by people (managers) their outputs serve to people (needs satisfaction)

7 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Organizations Purpose, Mission & Strategy PURPOSE: MAY BE STATED AS THE CREATION OF GOODS OR SERVICES FOR CUSTOMERS MISSION & MISSION STATEMENT: FOCUS THE ATTENTION OF ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERS AND STAKEHOLDERS ON THE CORE PURPOSE STRATEGY: GUIDES ORGANIZATIONS TO OPERATE IN WAYS THAT OUTPERFORM COMPETITORS STAKEHOLDERS: PEOPLE AND GROUPS WITH AN INTEREST OR STAKE IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE ORGANIZATION

8 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Organizations Purpose, Mission & Strategy ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE: THE SHARED BELIEFS AND VALUES THAT INFLUENCE THE BEHAVIOR OF ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERS WORKFORCE DIVERSITY: INVOLVES DIFFERENCES BASED ON GENDER, RACE AND ETHNICITY, AGE, AND SEXUAL ORIENTATION ORG. EFFECTIVENESS: SUSTAINABLE HIGH PERFORMANCE IN ACCOMPLISHING MISSION & OBJECTIVES

9 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Trends in the New Workplace COMMITMENT TO ETHICAL BEHAVIOR IMPORTANCE OF HUMAN CAPITAL DEMISE (the end) OF COMMAND-AND-CONTROL EMPHASIS ON TEAMWORK PERVASIVE INFLUENCE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESPECT FOR NEW WORKFORCE EXPECTATIONS CHANGING DEFINITION OF JOBS AND CAREER (related to outsourcing and more individuals working as independent contractors)

10 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 High-Performance Organizations Definition: HPO ARE DESIGNED TO BRING OUT THE BEST IN PEOPLE AND PRODUCE SUSTAINABLE ORGANIZATIONAL RESULTS

11 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Characteristics of HPO VALUE PEOPLE AS HUMAN ASSETS, RESPECT DIVERSITY & EMPOWER ALL MEMBERS TO FULLY USE TALENTS TO ADVANCE ORGANIZATIONAL & PERSONAL PERFORMANCE MOBILIZE TEAMS THAT BUILD SYNERGY FROM THE TALENTS OF MEMBERS AND THAT HAVE THE FREEDOM TO EXERCISE SELF-DIRECTION AND INITIATIVE TO MAXIMIZE THEIR PERFORMANCE CONTRIBUTIONS UTILIZE THE LATEST IN INFORMATION & PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES, ACHIEVING SUCCESS IN BRINGING PEOPLE & TECHNOLOGY TOGETHER IN A PERFORMANCE CONTEXT THRIVE ON LEARNING, WITH NORMS AND CULTURES THAT ENCOURAGE KNOWLEDGE SHARING & ENABLE MEMBERS TO EXPERIENCE CONTINUOUS GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT ARE ACHIEVEMENT ORIENTED, SENSITIVE TO THE EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENT, AND FOCUSED ON TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT & BEING THE BEST IN DELIVERING CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

12 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 OB & Management ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND MANAGEMENT ARE RELATED TO EACH OTHER THROUGH PEOPLE: OB deals with behavior of people at the workplace MANAGEMENT is the management of people at the workplace >>> based on this:

13 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Organizational Behavior Is… … A CONTEMPORARY MANAGEMENT APPROACH THAT STUDIES & IDENTIFIES MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES THAT PROMOTE EMPLOYEE EFFECTIVENESS BY UNDERSTANDING THE COMPLEX & DYNAMIC NATURE OF INDIVIDUAL, GROUP, AND ORGANIZATIONAL PROCESSES

14 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 What Is Management? Process (Research) Profession (Practice) Science (Theory)

15 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Management As a Process DONE THROUGH FUNCTIONS OF MANAGEMENT: P lanning O rganizing L eading C ontrolling RELATED TO WHAT MANAGERS DO

16 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Management As a Profession MANAGERIAL REVOLUTION – SEPARATION OF THE OWNERSHIP AND THE COMPANY MANAGEMENT

17 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Management As a Science INTEGRATES FINDINGS OF SEVERAL OTHER DISCIPLINES: Psychology Sociology Anthropology Economics Political Science, etc.

18 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Management from the OB Point of View IS A PROCESS GOAL ORIENTED EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE IS THE MANAGEMENT OF PEOPLE

19 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 The Nature of Managerial Work FUNCTIONS OF MANAGEMENT ARE RELATED TO WHAT MANAGERS DO MANAGERIAL ROLES GIVE THE ANSWER HOW MANAGERS DO IT: Interpersonal role Informational role Decisional role An effective manager is the one whose team consistently achieves high-performance goals

20 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Managerial Skills A skill is an ability to translate knowledge into an action that results in a desired performance Technical skills – the ability to perform specialized tasks Human skills – the ability to work well with other people. They include communication skills. Conceptual skills – the ability to analyze & solve complex problems Emotional intelligence – the ability to manage oneself & ones relationships effectively

21 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Management Lessons From Abroad Typical characteristics of Japanese approach to management: Democratic country – companies can choose their system of management Still there are some typical features: LIFE-TIME EMPLOYMENT SENIORITY SYSTEM RINGI SYSTEM (RINGI SEIDO) COMPANY TRADE UNIONS + some authors add also: IN-HOUSE TRAINING OF MANAGERS EXTENSIVE USE OF QUALITY CONTROL METHODS EMPHASIS ON CREATING HARMONIOUS RELATIONS AMONG WORKERS

22 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Contrast Japanese vs. European & American Management Practice Europe & USA Specific Career Japan Non-specific Career

23 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Life-time Employment ABOUT 35% OF WORKFORCE IN JAPAN ONE AND THE SAME EMPLOYER DURING THE LIFE- TIME (PRODUCTIVE AGE – AFTER GRADUATION TILL THE AGE OF 55 YEARS) EXECUTIVES ARE AN EXCEPTION PROCEDURE STARTS IN THE LAST YEAR OF STUDY AT THE UNIVERSITY NOVEMBER 1 – THE SELECTION DAY NEW EMPLOYEES ENTER COMPANIES AS TO APRIL 1 RONIN – AN UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPT IN THE AGE OF 55 EMPLOYEES RETIRE

24 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 The Flow of the Workforce 2 groups of employees: Key workers Mid-career workers LIFE-TIME EMPLOYMENT IS OFFERED TO THE FIRST GROUP ONLY! MANAGERS COME FROM THE SAME GROUP OF EMPLOYEES Graduates Productive Age Retirement Age of Age of 55

25 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Seniority System = Compensation System Partially based both on Taylorism & seniority 23 A G E 55 SALARYSALARY (-) (+) ICHI-BANSAN-BAN NAN-BAN DESUKA?

26 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Ringi System = Ringi Seido = A Decision-Making System GROUP DECISION MAKING (+) ALMOST PERFECT PROBLEM DEFINITION (-) TIME CONSUMPTION

27 © J. Rudy, Organizational Behavior, FMCU, Fall 2007 Trade Unions DO NOT HAVE TRADE UNION ASSOCIATIONS COMPANY TRADE UNION


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