Discussion - M6 - Current Event
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Research in the field of Organizational Behavior can be very thought provoking – sometime to the point of changing your whole outlook on something. I would like you to see if there is an article in the following web site that provokes you into thinking differently about an area of organizational behavior. Go to the Wharton, University of Pennsylvania website, then find the drop down menu “Topics” and click on “Management”. From here, review the research articles within the past year, and choose one that discusses a topics we have covered so far in this course. For your first post, discuss the following questions. Be sure to cite to the article.
Word Count: 300 words.
Date of Current Event: Must be within the past year.
Topic: What is the topic of your current event as it relates to the reading in this course?
Content: In paragraph format discuss the article and how it relates to the material we have covered in this course. Make sure you use your own words. Discuss the following:
Give a brief description of the research conducted and the conclusion reached.
State how the issue in the current event applies to the material we have covered.
Discuss something you found surprising/thought provoking from the article.
Give an example of how this research can be used in an organization.