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Ch 1: The Role of Management in Organizational Behavior

About This Chapter

The positive behavior of employees is critical to the success of any organization. The video lessons in this chapter closely examine organizational behavior and the responsibilities of employees in management positions in guiding this behavior.

The Role of Management in Organizational Behavior - Chapter Summary

Your managerial employees can watch the short video lessons in this chapter to gain greater insight into the roles they play in shaping organizational behavior. After reviewing the lessons, employees will understand:

  • How leaders influence employee behavior
  • An overview of employee behavior
  • The reasons that organizational behavior must be managed
  • The Pygmalion Effect and its uses

You can use the lessons to help strengthen your employees' understanding of management's role in organizational behavior then use the self-assessment quizzes to gauge their comprehension of the concepts. If you want to emphasize specific topics in your corporate training sessions, simply use the easy-to-navigate timeline to jump to any portion of the videos.

How It Helps

  • Defines leadership roles: The lessons help your managers define their roles as leaders in the organization and understand their impact on employee behavior.
  • Sets employee expectations: Managerial employees learn how to manage organizational behavior and interact with workers in a way that sets expectations and influences behavior.
  • Improves work environment: As employees in management learn how to influence behavior in the company, performance and productivity can be positively impacted and the overall work environment can improve.

Skills Covered

Completing these lessons can help your managerial employees:

  • Understand how leaders impact employee performance and productivity
  • Define employee behavior and explain how it impacts a company
  • Describe the role of the leader in managing organizational behavior
  • Outline the skills needed to manage the behavior of others
  • Understand why setting employee expectations is a primary responsibility of management
  • Define the Pygmalion Effect and outline its uses

5 Lessons in Chapter 1: The Role of Management in Organizational Behavior
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Leadership: Leaders & Their Role in Organizations

1. Leadership: Leaders & Their Role in Organizations

Leadership is the action of leading employees to achieve goals. It plays an important role in employee performance and productivity. Learn about how leaders influence employee behavior in this lesson.

Employee Behavior: Definition, Issues & Expectations

2. Employee Behavior: Definition, Issues & Expectations

Employee behavior can either help or hurt an organization. In this lesson, we'll explore the definition of employee behavior, as well as employer expectations and some of the issues that arise in the workplace.

Why Organizational Behavior Needs to Be Managed

3. Why Organizational Behavior Needs to Be Managed

Happy workers are essential to a successful business. In this lesson, we'll discuss the concept of organizational behavior and why managing employee behavior is a key component of success.

The Pygmalion Effect: Influencing Employee Behavior

4. The Pygmalion Effect: Influencing Employee Behavior

Setting expectations for employee performance and behavior is one of the primary responsibilities of management. This lesson defines the Pygmalion Effect and describes how it is used to influence employee behavior.

The Pygmalion Effect: Scenario & Application

5. The Pygmalion Effect: Scenario & Application

In the lesson The Pygmalion Effect: Influencing Employee Behavior, you learned about the Pygmalion effect and how to use it to influence employee behavior. Here, you will apply this knowledge to scenarios both hypothetical and from your own workplace.

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