1. What is Human Behavior?
Human behavior refers to the way humans act and interact. It is based
on and influenced by several factors, such as genetic make-up, culture
and individual values and attitudes.
2. Structure of Human Behavior
Human behavior is a complex interplay of three components:
3. Actions are Behavior
An action denotes everything that can be observed, either with bare eyes
or measured by physiological sensors.
5. Emotions are Behavior
a complex state of feeling that results in physical and psychological
changes that influence thought and behavior
6. Fundamental Concepts of Organizational
• The Nature of People
1. Individual Difference
3. A Whole Person
4. Motivated Behavior
5. Desire For Involvement
6. Values of the Person
• The Nature of Organization
1. Social system
2. Mutual Interest
7. Why is Organizational Behavior
1. Contributes to personal growth
2. It helps managers to motivate their sub-ordinates
3. Reduce the chances of conflicts.
4. Increases Organizational efficiency.
5. Improves the satisfaction of employees
6. Develops positive attitude
7. Facilitates Management
9. Individual behavior
• It is the study of individual’s personality, learning, attitudes,
motivation, and job satisfaction. In this study, we interact with others
in order to study about them and make our perception about them.
10. Inter-Individual Behavior
• It is the study conducted through communication between the
employees among themselves as well as their subordinates,
understanding people’s leadership qualities, group dynamics, group
conflicts, power and politics.
11. Group Behavior
• Group behavior studies the formation of organization, structure of organization
and effectiveness of organization. The group efforts made towards the
achievement of organization’s goal is group behavior. In short, it is the way
how a group behaves.