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Lecture 9

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Management (MGH)
Huang Xuefeng

Social influence in organizations - you tend to follow others actions - if we join group, we can collect more information - we don’t know what is appropriate behavior, we look to others to see if what im doing is socially accepted or not effect dependence - we cannot not get something, we can’t do it alone o get power; need subordinates; recognition social influence in action - we want to do what others are doing and conform motives for social conformity - even if we believe that what the group is doing is wrong, we follow o didn’t bother o might not like you, after you said your opinion o distort your opinion - 3 levels of conformity - compliance: knows the group can be wrong, and for personal is different, but because don’t want to conflict with the group; don’t bother; do what they are doing; may not actually agree - identification: we kinda believe what they are doing is correct, no personal opnion, we like some of our group members so we are similar; may agree - internalization: truly believe that the group choice is correct and would not even question if its right organizational socialization - organizations knows groups have influence on inidividual’s behavior - they prefer employees to behave a certain way - there are many ways for organizations to guide their behavior and if they don’t follow it; they may be punished person job and person organization fit - person job: should be able to behave in a certain way and meet the requirements of the job organizational identification - I truly believes that the organizational identity to be who I am; loves the firm - When introducing myself, regard myself to be working this organization - Use the organizational identity to be my identity Unrealisitic expectation - work for different organizations, when we work for them, we follow their norms and expectation; when we work for the new one and feel the pressure to conform; but the old organization’s norms still affects you - goes to the new firms to get not a lot of pressure but in the new job wouldn’t be ideal as well - if not dealt with, their job satisfaction will decrease (honeymoon effect) psychological contract - japan never said in contract that they are live long employees - but if they are loyal to the firm; the firm will keep on caring for them psychological contract breach - if the firm breaks the contract, it will result to negative emotion, and not trust the managers anymore methods of socialization realistic job preview
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