Organization Behavior (MGT 301)

Learning Goal: I’m working on a management exercise and need support to help me learn.

  • The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via the allocated folder.
  • Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
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  • Students must mention the question number clearly in their answers.
  • Late submissions will NOT be accepted.
  • Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
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  • Learning Outcomes:


    1. Recognize the fundamental concepts, theories, and principles, and examine challenges of organizational behaviour. (CLO1).

    2. Describe management issues such as diversity, attitudes and job satisfaction, personality, and values in organizational behaviour (CLO2).

    Assignment 1

    Reference Source:


    Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2021). Organizational behaviour: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (7th ed). Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill Irwin.

    Case Study: –


    Please read the case Goldman Sachs from Chapter 5 STRESS Page: – 149 given in your textbook Organizational behaviour: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (7th ed). by Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2021) and Answer the following Questions:

    Assignment Question(s):

    1. Identify and describe the types of demands that Goldman Sachs employees experience in their jobs. Explain why these employees can be motivated and committed to the company while also experiencing a great deal of stress. (02 Marks) (Min words 150-200)

    2. Describe how Goldman Sachs resilience training might influence different parts of the stress process as it is described in this chapter. (02 Marks) (Min words 150-200)

    3. Identify and describe potential limitations of Goldman Sachs resilience training program. How can these limitations be mitigated? (02 Marks) (Min words 200)


    Discussion Questions: – Please read Chapters 3 & 4 Organizational Commitment & Job Satisfaction carefully and then give your answers based on your understanding.

    4. Which type of organizational commitment (affective, continuance, or normative) do you think is most important to the majority of employees? Which do you think is most important to you? (02 Marks) (Min words 150-200)

    5. What steps can organizations take to improve promotion satisfaction, supervision satisfaction, and coworker satisfaction? (02 Marks) (Min words 150-200)

    Important Note: –

    1. Support your submission with course material concepts, principles, and theories from the textbook and at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles.

    2. References required in the assignment. Use APA style for writing references.