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MCMASTERCOMMERCE 1BA3Jessica Louise NicholsonSpring

COMMERCE 1BA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Norm (Social), Sunk Costs, Bounded Rationality

Under bounded rationality, all alternative solutions and probabilities are not known or the decision-maker may be ignorant therefore, things don"t go s
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MCMASTERCOMMERCE 1BA3Jessica Louise NicholsonSpring

COMMERCE 1BA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Group Cohesiveness, Social Loafing, The Sucker

Two or more people interacting interdependently to achieve a common goal. Interaction is the most basic aspect of a group. Interdependence means that g
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MCMASTERCOMMERCE 1BA3Jessica Louise NicholsonSpring

COMMERCE 1BA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Employee Engagement, Positive Psychology, Positive Psychological Capital

Commerce 1ba3 - lecture 2 organizational behaviour introduction & definition. The study of how people think, feel, and act; individually and in groups.
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MCMASTERCOMMERCE 1BA3Jessica Louise NicholsonSpring

COMMERCE 1BA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Job Performance, Goal Orientation, Achievement Orientation

Commerce 1ba3 lecture 9 - motivation theory 2. Motivation theories that specify the details of how motivation occurs. E. g. , believing that you have t
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MCMASTERCOMMERCE 1BA3Jessica Louise NicholsonSpring

COMMERCE 1BA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Job Satisfaction, Extraversion And Introversion, Job Performance

Commerce 1ba3 - lecture 3 personality & learning. The relatively stable set of psychological characteristics that influences the way an individual inte
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MCMASTERCOMMERCE 1BA3Jessica Louise NicholsonSpring

COMMERCE 1BA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Organizational Learning, Reinforcement, Observational Learning

Learning occurs when practice or experience leads to a relatively permanent change in behaviour potential. The practice or experience that prompts lear
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MCMASTERCOMMERCE 1BA3Jessica Louise NicholsonSpring

COMMERCE 1BA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Motivation, Profit Sharing, Merit Pay

Commerce 1ba3 lecture 10 - motivation practice 1. Understand the connection between goal setting and management by objectives. Discuss how to tie pay t
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MCMASTERCOMMERCE 1BA3Jessica Louise NicholsonSpring

COMMERCE 1BA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Cultural Intelligence, Conscientiousness, Centrality

A broad tendency to prefer certain states of affairs over others. Values have to do with what we consider good and bad. Values are motivational; they s
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MCMASTERCOMMERCE 1BA3Jessica Louise NicholsonSpring

COMMERCE 1BA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Gary Johns, Belongingness, Motivation

Commerce 1ba3 - lecture 8 motivation theory 1. The extent to which persistent effort is directed toward a goal. Direction - going in the right directio
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MCMASTERCOMMERCE 1BA3Jessica Louise NicholsonSpring

COMMERCE 1BA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Gary Johns, Extraversion And Introversion, Perceived Organizational Support

An attitude is a fairly stable evaluative tendency to respond consistency to some specific object, situation, person, or category of people. Attitudes
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MCMASTERCOMMERCE 1BA3Jessica Louise NicholsonSpring

COMMERCE 1BA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Group Cohesiveness, Social Loafing, Groupthink

Commerce 1ba3 lecture 17 - group decision making. There are a number of reasons for using groups to make organizational decisions: Groups usually produ
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MCMASTERCOMMERCE 1BA3Jessica Louise NicholsonSpring

COMMERCE 1BA3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Great Conversation, Paralanguage, Nonverbal Communication

Key differences in male and female communication styles: getting credit, confidence and boasting, asking questions, apologies, feedback, compliments, r
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