Organizational behavior

College of Administrative and Financial Sciences

Assignment 1

Deadline: 23/10/2021 @ 23:59

Course Name: Organizational BehaviorStudent’s Name:
Course Code: MGT301Student’s ID Number:
Semester: 1stCRN:
Academic Year: 2021/2022 G

For Instructor’s Use only

Instructor’s Name: Ala Alrubaian
Students’ Grade:  00/ 05Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low


  • The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
  • Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
  • Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented; marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
  • Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
  • Late submission will NOT be accepted.
  • Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
  • All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).
  • Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.

Course Learning Outcomes-Covered

1Describe management issues such as diversity, attitudes and job satisfaction, personality, and values in organizational behavior. (CLO2).

Assignment 1

Reference Source:


Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2019). Organizational behaviour: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (6th ed). Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw-Hill Irwin.

Case Study: –

Case: PwC

Please read the case “PwC” from Chapter 3 “Organizational Commitment Page: – 83 given in your textbook – Organizational behaviour: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (6th ed).  by Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2019) and Answer the following Questions:


Assignment Question(s):

1. Compare the findings described above for Millennials to your own views on Millennial characteristics. What surprises you about the findings? What doesn’t surprise you? (1.25 Marks ) (Min words 150-200)

2.   If you think about the three types of commitment—affective, continuance, and normative—which do you think is most changed among Millennials (or twenty-somethings)? In what way? (1.25 Marks ) (Min words 150-200)

3.   Consider all the initiatives and programs PwC uses to inspire employee loyalty. Do most of those seek to “move the needle” on affective commitment, continuance commitment, or normative commitment? (1.25 Marks ) (Min words 200)


Discussion question:Please read Chapter 3 “organizational commitmentCarefully and then give your answers on the basis of your understanding.

4.   Which type of organizational commitment (affective, continuance, or normative) do you think is most important to the majority of employees? Which do you think is most important to you? (1.25 Marks ) (Min words 200-300)

Important Note: – Support your submission with course material concepts, principles, and theories from the textbook and at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles.

Due date for the submission of Assignment:- 1

  • Assignment-1 should posted in the Black Board by end of Week-04. 
  • The due date for the submission of Assignment-1 is end of Week-07.