Track 09: Organizational Behaviour
Track Chairs

                        Prof. Vishal Gupta

                          Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

                          E-mail: vishal@iima.ac.in

   

                        Prof. Vishal Gupta

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                          Prof. Charmi Patel

                            Henley Business School

                            E-mail: charmi.patel@henley.ac.uk

                             

                             Prof. Charmi Patel

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Brief Description of The Track

Organizational behavior track is devoted to understanding individuals and groups within an organizational context. The field focuses on attributes, processes, behaviors, and outcomes within and between individual, interpersonal, group, and organizational levels of analysis. Major topics (but not limited to) include:

a. individual characteristics such as beliefs, values, personality, perception, motivation, emotions, and decision making;

b. interpersonal processes such as trust, justice, power/politics, social exchange, and networks;

c. group/team characteristics such as size, diversity, and cohesion, and group/team processes such as development, leadership, decision making, and cooperation and conflict;

d. organizational processes and practices such as leadership, goal setting, work design, feedback, rewards, communication, and socialization;

e. contextual influences on individuals and groups such as organizational and national culture, and organizational identity and climate

and the influence of all of the above on individual, interpersonal, group, and organizational outcomes such as performance, creativity, attachment, citizenship behaviors, stress, absenteeism, turnover, deviance, and ethical behavior.