Define Organizational Behavior OB, Challenges Facing By Management

Fri, 04/24/2009 - 20:28 -- Umar Farooq

Define of Organizational Behavior OB

Organizational Behavior is the understanding, prediction and management of human behavior in organization. It represents the human side of management. All managers, besides their technical functions, have to deal with human beings, so they need to have the understanding of organizational behavior.

The Challenges Facing By Management

  1. Information Technology and Consequent information explosion.
  2. Globalization
  3. Diversity
  4. Ethics
  5. Major Problem for the Past, Present & Future Management is “managing human beings”.

Salient Features Of Todays Work

  1. Blending of Technological and human components.
  2. Less tightly defined jobs.
  3. Contingent workers dominating the proportion (permanent to temp)
  4. Increased influence of Customer on the work and the standard for evaluation of that work.
  5. Organizational Charts fail to show the actual influence and relationship at the work place.

Future Changes and Organizational Behavior

  1. Knowledge workers are going to change the traditional contractual relationships.
  2. Corporate headquarter - a heart center of creativity & motivation.
  3. Sizing Shits - Cooping mechanism of employees.
  4. Global environment – productivity driven by speed rather than staff hours.
  5. Internet speed work place will make possible working across multiple time zones and irregular schedule more and more common (Album “Dewar” by Junoon is an example).
  6. Work-life balance will be given more importance by the worker.
  7. Company valuation and societal consideration.
  8. On job training concept development.
  9. More investment in human capital.