Organizational Behavior

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The main assignment is questions about chapter 8&9. Please answer each question

And 3 short discussion board posts.

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Organizational Behavior Discussion Posts’ Prompt OB Toolbox Exercise 7. Chapter 7 OB Toolbox: To Cry or Not to Cry? That Is the Question….Comment on your reaction to this information. Please post an entry regarding the assigned OB Toolbox exercise and then respond to at least two other student posts. OB Toolbox Exercise 8. Chapter 8 OB Toolbox: How to Be An Active Listener. Read and comment: Anything you’d be willing to try? Other suggestions? Please post an entry regarding the assigned OB Toolbox exercise and then respond to at least two other student posts. OB Toolbox Exercise 9. Chapter 9 OB Toolbox: Steps to Creating and Maintaining a Cohesive Team: Have you experienced this type of team cohesiveness or something close to it? Comment. Please post an entry regarding the assigned OB Toolbox exercise and then respond to at least two other student posts.
W5A5: CHAPTER ASSIGNMENTS WEEK 5. Include the following information in this assignment. You will find an attached WORD document to download that contains the same information. Please download the document to your computer, rename the document with your last name followed by the current name of the document (ex. jones-Week 1 Assignment.doc). You should then insert your answers into that saved document. When you are ready to submit, upload the document from your computer as an attachment to this Blackboard Assignment area. Ch 8, A • Begin the chapter with “Communication in the Age of Social Media” (Opening page of chapter 8) o Based on this short text, what points hold the most significance for you? o Where have you seen a communication process break down at work? At school? Ch 8, B • Consider the written communication that you send and receive. • • When you see a memo or email full of typos, poor grammar, or incomplete sentences, how do you react? Does it affect your perception of the sender? Do you use jargon at work or in your classes? If so, do you think it helps or hinders communication? Why or why not? Ch 8, C • • • • • What can you tell about someone by observing facial expressions during conversation? Does voice inflection impact communication? In your experience, how is silence used in communication? How could you use your knowledge of communication richness to be more effective in your own communication? What are the three biggest advantages and disadvantages you see regarding technology and communication? Ch 8, D • • What experiences have you had with cross-cultural communication? Please share at least one experience when it has gone well (or one when it has not gone well!). What advice would you give to someone who will be traveling to another country to work with individuals from a different culture, in terms of communication? Ch 9, A • Read “Teamwork Takes to the Sky: The Case of General Electric” on page 265. o Based on this short text, what points hold the most significance for you? Ch 9, B • • • Which of the 10 work roles (Figure 9.9) do you normally take in a team? How difficult or easy do you think it would be for you to take on a different role? Have you ever worked in a virtual team? If so, what were the challenges and advantages of working virtually? How large do you think teams should be and why? Ch 9, C • • • Have the norms for most of the teams you have belonged to been formal or informal? How do you think that has affected these teams? Have you ever been involved in creating a team contract? How could some of the things discussed in “Understanding Team Design Characteristics” help to avoid the common barriers to team effectiveness? Comment briefly on your experiences w/team design characteristics.

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Running head: ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOR

Organizational Behavior
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Ch 8, A



Begin the chapter with “Communication in the Age of Social Media” (Opening page of
chapter 8). Based on this short text, what points hold the most significance for you?
In this case, it is apparent that social media can affect the way employees perform at the

workplace. In an era where more than 73% of individuals utilize social media for
communication, it is apparent that the employers can fire individuals when they misbehave
online. Several examples have been given in companies such as Chrysler after an employee
posted inappropriate content in social media and a police officer who was fired in Florida for
posting about teenager’s and their parents online. Another issue of concern is whether or not the
employees should be monitored on their usage and application of social media since it has been
identified that they use most of their time using the internet for wrong purposes.
Where have you seen a communication process break down at work? At school?
Some employees fear their bosses to the extent of not asking a question or for
clarification. Others are overconfident and hold on tightly to what they believe. While this is a
communication breakdown which involves vertical communication, it is apparent that other
leaders are too arrogant or full of power to discuss issues with their juniors. For example, a
matron in my recent school was fired for a failure of getting the kids up on time. He had never
failed in his duty. Due to the fear of the manager, he could not express his concerns; thus he lost
his position.
Consider the wr...

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