Organizational Behavior attempts to examine the individual and group behavior to describe, understand, predict and control it in organizational settings. At the individual level, OB focuses on perception, motivation and personality driven performance. But the group level behavior analysis focuses on group dynamics, norms and leadership. It is an applied behavioral science that helps to correct and modify the behaviors in an organization in accordance with the changes in the environment. On studying the subject Organizational Behavior students will be able to
- Analyze the behavior of individuals and groups in organizations in terms of the key factors that influence organizational behavior.
- Assess the potential effects of organizational‐level factors (such as structure, culture and change) on organizational behavior.
- Critically evaluate the potential effects of important developments in the external environment (such as globalization and advances in technology) on organizational behavior.
- Analyze organizational behavioral issues in the context of organizational behavior theories, models and concepts.