Category Archives: organizational behavior

Instant gratification

If you offer a child the choice between having one cookie today or two cookies tomorrow, chances are the child will select to have one cookie today. However, if you offer the child a choice between having one cookie one … Continue reading

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Learn to relax

One of the best ways to manage stress is by learning to relax, but many people don’t realize that relaxation doesn’t simply mean to stop, or to shut down. Instead, relaxation means to reduce tension or restore balance, and it … Continue reading

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Creativity and thinking

Creativity is being extolled as one of the essential attributes for future success in all realms of human activity, and a big part of the creative process is thinking. Most of us would probably argue that we think on a … Continue reading

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Behavior in organizations

The study of organizational behavior (OB) is a key component of all business administration and management programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. However, contrary to what the name might suggest, the study of OB is not literally concerned with … Continue reading

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Organizational behavior text

For my organizational behavior (OB) class this term, I have chosen to use Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, by Robert B. Denhardt, Janet V. Denhardt, and Maria P. Aristigueta, now in its third edition (Sage, 2013). As … Continue reading

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