Robbins & Judge
Foundations of Individual Behavior
Chapter Learning Objectives
After studying this chapter, you should be able to:
–Contrast the two types of ability.
–Define intellectual ability and demonstrate its relevance to
–Identify the key biographical characteristics and describe
how they are relevant to OB.
–Define learning and outline the principles of the three major
theories of learning.
–Define shaping, and show how it can be used in OB.
–Show how culture affects our understanding of intellectual
abilities, biographical characteristics, and learning.