chapter 8 Organizational Behavior, by Robbins

Answer 5 questions from Organizational Behavior, by Robbins

1. Identify five roles you play. What behaviors do they require? Are any of these roles in conflict? If so, in what way? How do you resolve these conflicts?

2. What effect, if any, do you expect that workforce diversity has on a group’s performance and satisfaction?

3. Would you prefer to work alone or as part of a team? Why? Please notice how your answer compares to that of others in the class and discuss the differences.
4. Don’t teams create conflict?? Is conflict bad? Why, then, would management support the concept of teams?

5. Zimbardo’s Prison Experiment – pg. 284 Read this section and discuss. I have always found this experiment to be so interesting.