This is a brief introductory tutorial that explains the methodologies applied in the rapidly growing area of individual and group behavior in an organization. Our goal was to encourage the extension and application of basic current social psychology to group behavior. PDF. Organizational Behavior: Definition, assumptions, Historical Background Fundamental concepts of OB, research foundation, trends, impact of globalization, learning organization and Knowledge management.. Individual and Group Behavior i About the Tutorial Individual and group behavior are a combination of responses to external and internal stimuli by a person individually as well as by a group approach. © 2020 Springer Nature Switzerland AG. 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About this book. Propinquity Theory: The most basic theory explaining affiliation is propinquity. Theories of Group Formation: 1. Group behavior influences personal behavior and personal behavior also affects how the individuals in a group act. ION Chapter 1 provided an overview of the area of research for this study, by identifying, among others, the objectives of the study together with the importance attributed to the study. Our inclusion or exclusion of a theory reflects our judgment regarding its currency and accessibility to social psychological researchers. 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Aside from the rare, notable exception (e.g., Buss, 1979), little work currently is being done on group behavior from a learning theoretic perspective.