Organizational behavior is a field of study that investigates the impact that individuals,groups and structures have on behavior within an organization.It is an interdisciplinary field that includes sociology, psychology, communication, and management; and it complements the academic studies of organizational theory (which is more Macro-level) and human resource studies (which is more applied and business-related). It may also be referred to as organizational studies or organizational science. The field has its roots in industrial and organizational psychology.
Organizational studies is a fragmented field. Its foundations are from the disciplines:
- Psychology, Sociology &, Economics as well as
- Applied fields like Industrial Psychology, Labour Relations, Human Resource Management, Organizational Development & Management.
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