Operation Definition of "Organization Behavior"

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Operation Definition of "Organization Behavior"

Organization Behavior is the study of individual performance in an institution. It studies both the behavior of workers and the management so that a manager can launch a management style, which can be best fitted to a specific institution. Since we all know that human resource is the most valuable asset of a company, organizational behavior provide insight into strategies to yield optimum output. A successful manager should function as a leader with three major roles-information, motivation and decision -making. These three key elements are inter-related and subjected to the contingency variable (Robbins, 2000. pg 14). In other words, these three functions are flexible and depend on the real situation.

First of all, a manager is the information center to the employees and the upper management. A well-informed work group is a major factor in determining attitudes and performance of individual worker. A successful manager should provide enough information to the subordinates in order to clarify any misunderstanding or misconception.

Employees need to be acknowledged on the policy of the business as well as the outside world. Ensure an effective communication environment can facilitate the information flow.

Another essential role of a manager in an organization is motivation. Motivation also implies control and direction in a broad extent of management. A manager represents a leader or a coach in the football team. A coach job is to help and exercise the football players to win the game. In an organization, a manager motivates his/her employees through setting up attainable goal. This must be specific, in a timely manner and achievable. Then, assist them to create a detailed plan of action. Besides, as business goal is being accomplished, it's time to report progress or suggestion for improvement. Motivation is a lifelong business, thus, goals...