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QUEEN'SCOMM 151Linda CooperWinter

COMM 151 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1-2: Kingston, Ontario, Bloomberg Businessweek, Herd Mentality

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5 Feb 2015
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Take advantage of our mindlessness by putting on shows that are meant to reassure us that what they are doing is good. Bounded rationality: we intend t
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QUEEN'SCOMM 151Christopher MinersWinter

COMM 151 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Belongingness, Work Motivation, Equity Theory

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26 Aug 2013
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Motivation: the extent to which persistent effort is directed toward a goal. This is the strength of a persons work-related behaviour. Also defined as
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QUEEN'SCOMM 151Ethan PancerWinter

COMM 151 Chapter Notes -Corporate Social Responsibility, Motivation, Goal Setting

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6 Feb 2013
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Organizations: social inventions for accomplishing common goals through group effort. Organizational behaviour: the attitudes and behaviours of individ
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QUEEN'SCOMM 151Christopher MinersWinter

COMM 151 Chapter Notes -Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Relations Movement, Human Resource Management

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7 Apr 2013
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Organizational behaviour is the attitudes and behaviours of individuals who make up the organization. Management is the art of getting stuff done, usin
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QUEEN'SCOMM 151Christopher MinersWinter

COMM 151 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Human Relations Movement, Western Electric, Corporate Social Responsibility

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23 Feb 2015
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Organizations: social inventions for accomplishing common goals through group effort. Organizational behavior: attitudes and behaviors of individuals a
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QUEEN'SCOMM 151Christopher MinersWinter

COMM 151 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Satisficing, Organizational Conflict, Negotiation

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26 Aug 2013
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Interpersonal conflict: a process that occurs when one person, group, or organizational subunit frustrates the goal attainment of another. Classic conf
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QUEEN'SCOMM 151Christopher MinersWinter

COMM 151 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Delphi Method, Prime Factor, Group Polarization

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26 Aug 2013
18
Groups more vigilant than individuals more people scanning the environment which can be very advantageous at the problem id and info search stages. Mem
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QUEEN'SCOMM 151Ethan Pancer

COMM 151 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Culture

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QUEEN'SCOMM 151Christopher MinersWinter

COMM 151 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Baby Boomers, Politicking With Larry King, Absenteeism

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26 Aug 2013
14
Organizations: social inventions for accomplishing common goals through group effort. Coordinated presence of people not necessarily things (equipment)
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QUEEN'SCOMM 151Christopher MinersWinter

COMM 151 Chapter Notes -Transactional Leadership, Fred Fiedler, Unbridled

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7 Apr 2013
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Chapter 8 social influence, socialization, and culture. Occurs because we are dependent on others. Information dependence: reliance on others for how t
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QUEEN'SCOMM 151Christopher MinersWinter

COMM 151 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Job Satisfaction, Employee Retention, Microsoft Powerpoint

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26 Aug 2013
18
Pay is motivational for people who have strong lower-level needs. Expectancy theory states that pay satisfies a variety of needs therefore it should be
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QUEEN'SCOMM 151Christopher MinersWinter

COMM 151 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Dennis Amiss, Organizational Commitment, Individualism

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26 Aug 2013
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Values: a broad tendency to prefer certain states of affairs over others. Preference: values have to do with that we consider to be good and bad. Value
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