Org. Behavior in HC

BACKGROUND: Organizational behavior is the study of individuals and groups within organizations. It aims to understand how employees think, feel, and behave, and how this impacts the organization’s performance and well-being. OB examines a wide range of factors, including:

  • Individual Differences: Personality, emotions, motivation, perception, decision-making.
  • Group Dynamics: Teamwork, communication, conflict, leadership, power.
  • Organizational Structure and Culture: Design, hierarchy, policies, values, employee engagement.
  • Change Management: Adapting to new technologies, practices, and market conditions.

DISCUSSION DIRECTIONS: As you reflect on that, answer the following questions based on your understand of the readings in the textbook and video activities for this week. Develop a scholarly response by addressing the bullet points below. You may use research from sources, such as the course textbook, weekly readings, and online resources. Your response should be between 175-270 words.

You must use at least one reference. Make sure to cite it within the text of your post per APA guidelines. See specifics below under Resource Requirements”. 

Address the following in your initial post:

  • Why is organizational behavior important in health care today? Provide an example.
  • What has been your experience with organizational behavior?