Organizational Leadership / LDR531
This paper will be design to creating a plan for positive influence and what it will take to apply the plan for the team in a business setting. I will attempt to show if the plan would increase the team’s motivation, satisfaction, and performance. In order to evaluate how attitudes and emotions influence behaviors, this discussion will begin talking about attitudes and job satisfaction. The discussion will start by describing what attitudes are and how to better deal with them. An attitude is described as the way that a person or thing feels about another person or thing, whether it is in a positive or negative way. According to University of Phoenix, Leadership in Organizations; “attitudes are evaluative statements, either favorable or unfavorable, concerning objects, people, or events.” It determines how one feels about something. (University of Phoenix, 2008, p. 74) Attitudes can be very complicated when an individual displays what they are feeling. A person can ask someone how they feel about another person, place or thing and the individual will gladly give a response, but when you go further and ask why he or she feels that way, and then it will take it to another level. This is when attitudes become more complicated.
It is stated that there are supposed to be three parts to attitudes that one cannot do without the other. The first is cognitive which evaluates the situation in such as; she should not talk to her. The next is the affective part which represents the more critical part of an attitude by exemplifying the emotional or feeling portion of an attitude. This portion shows the behavioral outcomes in such a way as to state; she should not talk to her because she talks too much. Lastly, the behavioral part is with the intent to behave in a certain way toward someone or something. In finishing the statement; she and I just don’t get along because of something she said to me a while...