February 9, 2015
Today’s managers are not just about leading people; they are also expected to be involved and help improve their company’s performance levels. In order for a company to be successful it is imperative that they are well organized. Our text defines an organization as “a collection of people who work together and coordinate their actions to achieve individual and organizational goals” (George & Jones, 2012, p. 5). With the proper understanding of an organization I will focus on the component of different organizational behaviors. I will also discuss examples of how these elements relate to the workplace, with possible benefits to management.
Main Components of Organized Behavior
Mangers may not readily realize that their seniority and positon gives them the ability to prevent negative change or help mold employees performance levels to a satisfactory rate. Organized behavior is defined as the study of factors that affect how individuals and groups act in an organization, and how well they adapt to environments (George & Jones, 2012). In simplicity this is the science of why people react to changes and think the ways they do while in the professional environment. In hindsight this means that managers have a significant amount of influence over their employee’s behavioral tendencies as they are the figure of authority.
Three Parts of Organized Behavior
In order to help managers understand and manage the organizational behavior there are three parts we must focus on. Part one is primarily the focus on the individuals. Part two is the focus on the groups and teams processes, with part three the primary focus belongs to the organization.
When we focus on the individuals that belong to the organization we need to understand their diverse backgrounds as this has an input on the employee’s ethical and moral rules that effects their personal decisions; which ultimately effects the organizations...