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Lesson Summary
Understanding Organizational Behavior
Organizational behavior is the systematic study and application of knowledge about how individuals and groups act within the organizations where they work.
Organizations come in many shapes and sizes.
OB matters for your career and successful companies tend to employ effective OB practices.
The OB Toolboxes throughout this book are useful in increasing your OB skills now and in the future.
Understanding How OB Research Is Done
OB researchers test hypotheses using different methods such as surveys, field studies, case studies, and meta-analyses.
Reliability refers to the consistency of the measurement while validity refers to the underlying truth of the measurement. It is important to recognize the difference between correlation and causation.

Trends and Changes
Trends include ethical challenges, rapid technological change, a flattening world, sustainable business practices, demographic trends, and the global marketplace.
A number of trends will influence the way work gets done today and in the future. Understanding organizational behavior will help you anticipate and adapt to these changes as a lifelong learner.