“A field of study that investigates the impact that individuals, group and structure have on behavior within organizations, for the purpose of applying such towards improving an organizational effectiveness” It has three main elements:
1)Organizational behaviour is an investigative study of individuals and groups, 2)The impact of organizational structure on human behaviour 3)The application of knowledge to achieve organizational effectiveness. 1.1 Why Organizational Behaviour Study?
Study of organizational behaviour is the inherent art on the part of manager to understand, describe, forecast and modify individual behaviour. It is the field of study that investigates the impact on individuals, groups and organizational structure have on individual behaviour so that, the knowledge so achieved can be suitably modified and applied for organizational effectiveness. The study is undertaken pertaining to managing stress, conflicts, inter as well as intra group behaviour, decision making at group level. Management of change, development of organizational culture and various organizational development strategies are required to be undertaken by leaders for enhancing organizational effectiveness. 2.BEHAVIOUR MODEL FOR ORGANIZATIONAL EFFICIENCY
Leaders must look for indicators (effects) of individual behaviour and of groups in any organization. As a leader, it is that symptom, which must be evaluated and cause of human behaviour established so that if the behaviour is good, the manager can establish the norms of behaviour. If the behaviour is not conducive to achieve the organisational objective then suitable alternative model can be applied to channelize individual behaviour. (a) Describe: Study of organizational behaviour is based on scientific methods, which have been applied on human beings. In essence, it is a science, that analyses as to how people behave in different situations in the organization. A manager...