Ch 2: Management and Organizational Behavior

About This Chapter

Watch online video lessons, and learn about the different aspects of management and organizational behavior. Use the quizzes that follow each lesson to gauge your progress.

Management and Leadership in Organizational Behavior - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Have you ever worked for a company that didn't have any managers or form of management? It's not too likely that your answer to that question was no. Management is like the glue that holds a business together. If you think about it, when the managers are away, in a typical business, productivity probably plummets. Why? Well, with no managers around there isn't really anyone to hold the employees accountable. This chapter will take an in-depth look at management and its role. You will discover why effective management is important and how it helps to keep a business thriving. You'll also get to study the types of power in organizations and how they can impact management. Other topics covered in these lessons include:

  • The differences between management and leadership
  • Types of personal power
  • The influence tactics used in organizational behavior
  • Leadership types as part of the path-goal theory
  • The ten roles of management as defined by Henry Mintzberg

Leadership: Leaders & Their Role in Organizations Examine the role of leaders and leadership in businesses and organizations.
Management vs. Leadership: The Difference Between and Manager and a Leader Compare managers and leaders and discover their differences.
Leading as a Function of Management Uncover how leading is a significant function of management.
Differences Between Power, Leadership, Authority & Influence Explore how the definition of power, leadership, authority, and influence are unique.
Positional Power: Legitimate, Coercive & Reward Power Study legitimate, coercive, and reward power in businesses.
Personal Power: Referent and Expert Power Discover reference and expert personal power.
Dependency as a Source of Power Learn how dependency can be used as a source of power.
The Seven Influence Tactics Used in Organizational Behavior Discover the tactics used to influence in organizational behavior.
Legitimate and Illegitimate Political Behavior in Organizations Compare and contrast legitimate and illegitimate political behavior.
Using Emotional Intelligence in Leadership Explore how emotional intelligence benefits leaders in organizations.
The Path-Goal Theory and Leadership Styles Uncover the leadership styles included in the path-goal theory.
Management in Organizations: Top, Middle & Low-Level Managers Learn what management is and what role it plays in business.
Four Functions of Management: Planning, Organizing, Leading & Controlling Examine the functions of management.
Henry Mintzberg's Managerial Roles Discover Henry Mintzberg's ten levels of management.

Chapter Practice Exam
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