Organizational behavior Chapter 2
Chapter 2 vocab
an organization in which the global viewpoint supersedes national issues
the chinese practice of building networks for social exchange
a manager who works in a country other than his or her home country
A cultural orientation in which people belong to loose social frameworks, and their primary concern is for themselves and their familes.
A cultural orientation in which individuals belong to tightly knit social frameworks and depend strongly on extended families or clans.
degree to which a culture accepts unequal distribution of power
The degree to which a culture tolerates ambiguity and uncertainty.
A cultural orientation in which assertivness and materialism are valued.
cultural orientation in which relationships and concern for others are valued
whehter a cultures values are oriented towards the future or towards the past and present (long-term and short-term orientation)
All forms of difference among individuals, including culture, gender, age, ability, religion, personality, social status, and sexual orientation.
The invisible barrier that keeps women from advancing to the highest levels at the workplace.
an ethical theory that emphasizes the consequences or results of behavior
An ethical theory that emphasizes the character of the act itself rather than its effects.
ethical theory that emphasizes the character, personal virtues, and integrity of the individual
The fairmness of outcomes that individuals receive in an organization.
the fairness of the process by which outcomes are allocated in an organization
An employee who informs authorities of the wrongdoings of his or her company or coworkers.
The obligation of an organization to behave ethically in its social environment.
The intellectual and mechanical processes used by an organization to transfer inputs into products or services that meet its goals.
A computer-based application that uses a representation of human expertise in a specialized field of knowledge to solve problems.
The use of robotics in organizations.
Electronically transmitting work from a home computer to the office.
The creative application of new technology.