How Organizational Behavior Management Plays A Key Role In Its Success?

What is Organizational Behavior?

The study of the behavior of individuals in an organization is typically known as organizational behavior. The focus is to better understand and predict human behavior at work. Experts examine such behavior on three levels, including the individual, the group, and the organization.

What Abilities does this Discipline give Managers?

By studying organizational behavior, managers can get adept at the following five key skills:

Identify & Promote Positive Behaviors:

“Prosocial” behaviors in an organization benefit other individuals and the company as a whole. Therefore, leaders at every level of an organization need to identify, promote and reward positive behaviors and discourage behaviors that lead to mistrust and poor interpersonal dynamics between people who have to work together.

Create a Positive Workplace Culture:

Prosocial” behaviors do not necessarily occur naturally. New hires do not join organizations with a mental makeup optimized for the success of their companies. First, they must be incentivized, partially through rewards, recognition, bonuses, and other perks. Incentives have been proven to be the building blocks of supportive and selfless workplace culture.

Motivate employees to demonstrate “prosocial” behaviors:

This offers a set of motivational tools for managers to use. It takes into account individual differences between employees.

Assess Likely Employee Response Before Initiating Change:

Predictive capabilities are the most important for managers and become even more critical as leaders work their way up in the organizational structure. To determine the right strategies and implement them successfully, leaders become able to accurately anticipate how people will react and work to develop contingencies.



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Dr. Karen Walker

Dr. Karen Walker

Personnel Research Psychologist at Department of Justice