Importance of Organizational Behavior

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Running head: ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUROrganizational BehaviorName of the Student:Name of the University:Author’s Note
1ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOURTable of Contents1. a. Perceived Unique Canadian Beliefs, Values and Attitudes.....................................................2i. At the Individual Level.............................................................................................................2ii. At the Organizational Level.....................................................................................................2b. How do they translate into Emergent Behavior?.....................................................................32. a. The Parts of your Identity, Values and Beliefs........................................................................3i. Similar to Canadian Values......................................................................................................3ii. Parts that Appears Different....................................................................................................4b. Patterns of Behavioral Tradition Similar or Different From Canadian Norm.........................43. Importance of Managing Diversity and Its Importance across Organization.............................54.Impact of Belief, Identity and Values on Organizational Culture...............................................6
2ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR1. a. Perceived Unique Canadian Beliefs, Values and Attitudesi. At the Individual LevelAt an individual level, in Canada the belief system encompasses wider range of beliefsand groups. Christianity has been largest religion of Canada with Roman Catholics being moreprevalent. However, Christians comprised of around 67.3 % of population. Around 23.9% peopleamongst the total population did not have belief in any religion (Best & Mayerl, 2013).Canada being a democratic nation has value system that primarily focuses on freedom,equality and respect for individuals in the society. This also finds reflection in the CanadianCharter of Freedom and Rights and hence forms a part of the Canadian Constitution.However, at the individual level as far as attitudes is concerned, Canada tries to maintaina role of peace keeping across the world (Robinson, Shaver & Wrightsman, 2013). Canadianpeople are too polite by nature. The people of Canada have the habit of expressing theirthankfulness even when other people bump into them.ii. At the Organizational LevelHowever, at the organizational level they believe in multiculturalism and diversity.Canada developed into a strong nation by welcoming the immigrants (Pinder, 2014). TheCanadians however believe that diversity and richness brought about by various cultures enrichesthe society. Thus, in the year 1971, Canada adopted multiculturalism as its official policy.At the organizational level, they value punctuality. This also considered as a sign ofrespect. Time is highly valued in Canada and hence every organizational member expected toarrive 5 to 10 minutes prior to the allotted time (Taras, Rowney & Steel, 2013). Deadlines also
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