An Introduction to Organizational Behaviour and Perception
Learn how Perception can help understand Human Behaviour and impact an organizational setting in this free online coursePublisher: NPTEL
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This free online course in Perception will explain how an individual's perception can have an impact on his or her behaviour. Work is an inherent part of human behaviour. Most adults spend at least thirty per cent of their lifetime in their workplace and/or in work-related activities. Like in any other context, human behaviour in the organizational and work context is a complex phenomenon. This course will teach you how individuals and groups behave at work and will discuss how to improve their effectiveness and nurture their quality of work-life.
This course will help those who have management responsibilities in any organization to learn about Organizational Behaviour, it’s applications and benefits. You will also learn how this field of study emerged from Psychology and Management Theories like the Scientific Management Movement. Finally, this course will focus on one of its principles, that of Perception, to help you understand what shapes an individual’s perception and how this influences his or her behaviour. If people behave based on their perception, we can predict their behaviour in the changed circumstances by understanding their present perception of the environment.
By the end of this course, you will fully understand why we create biases and how perception influences stereotyping in the work area and its impact on Human Resource Management. Most organizations require their managers to take courses on Organizational Behaviour, so why wait? Start learning today and be one step ahead of your colleagues in understanding Perception in the area of Organizational Behaviour.Start Course Now
Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
Introduction to Organizational Behaviour - Learning Outcomes
Defining Organizational Behaviour
Basic Assumptions, Fundamental Ideas and Levels of Organizational Behaviour
Why study Organizational Behaviour? It's Applications
Historical Developments of Organizational Behaviour
Challenging The Scientific Management Movement and Latest Developments
Introduction to Organizational Behaviour - Lesson Summary
Perception Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Perception
Perceptual Organization and Social Perception
The Attribution Process and Perception Biases
Stereotyping and Human Resource Management
Perception - Lesson Summary
After completing this course you will be able to:
- Define the concept of Behaviour, Organizational Behaviour and Perception.
- Discuss the historical developments in Organizational Behaviour.
- Identify how Perception shapes behaviour.
- Describe Perceptual Organization.
- Explain Social Perception Theories.
- Recognize the impact of Perception in the workplace.
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