Organizational Behavior Principles

 

#1Assignment Objectives

Describe how individual differences influence organizational activities.

Discuss and evaluate methods of motivating and rewarding individuals and groups.

Identify processes and methods that can improve the behavior and attitudes of organizational members.

Employee morale is an essential component of a high-performing organization. Employees who are not happy with the work environment become, at best, distracted and, at worst, destructive to productivity.

5–7 slides with speaker notes of 200–250 words per slide (excluding Title and Reference slides)

Prepare a PowerPoint presentation that addresses the following elements surrounding employee morale and its effects on the workplace:

  • Describe situations and organizational variables that impact employee morale.
  • Explain, using examples, the impact of individual perception on morale.
  • Discuss how employee empowerment and decision-making autonomy impact morale.
  • Develop recommendations for initiative that organizations can implement to positively affect employee morale.

 

#2Assignment Objectives

Discuss and evaluate methods of motivating and rewarding individuals and groups.

Identify processes and methods that can improve the behavior and attitudes of organizational members.

Identify the organizational behavior concepts and theories present in real business situations.

Use effective communication techniques

900 words

Library Research Project

Senior leaders must understand how to motivate employees in a variety of ways. Research major motivational theories, and pick 3 theories to discuss.

For each motivational theory, address the following:

  • Briefly describe each theory, including its history, foundation, model, and application.
  • Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each theory.
  • Explain options and strategies an organization can use to apply this theory to motivating employees.
  • Select 1 theory to implement, and develop specific methods for implementation explaining your rationale for the selection of this theory and your implementation design.

 

#3 Assignment Objectives

Describe how individual differences influence organizational activities.

Discuss and evaluate methods of motivating and rewarding individuals and groups.

Identify processes and methods that can improve the behavior and attitudes of organizational members.

Explain how to build teams and manage their different stages of development.

Describe methods of managing conflict and change.

 

Review the link https://www.ted.com/talks/dan_ariely_what_makes_us_feel_good_about_our_work

Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:

  • For responses that celebrated a team experience, what stood out for you, in terms of making the teamwork?
  • For responses that shared tales of woe, were warning signs noted? Did the example give you ideas as to how you would have responded/ fixed the problem?
  • What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
  • What clarification do you need regarding the posting?

What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?

 

Within the Discussion Board area, write 400 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:

  • Have you worked on either an amazing team or a horrific team? Share a tale of celebration or woe. For the example you chose: ◦If it is a celebration of team example, be sure you give details as to what worked best in terms of the individuals coming together.

◦If  the example is one of woe, within your description, discuss the process that can change a group of individual performers into a team. In other words, how could it have been fixed?

For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials

 

 

#4 Assignment Objectives

Describe how individual differences influence organizational activities.

Discuss and evaluate methods of motivating and rewarding individuals and groups.

Identify processes and methods that can improve the behavior and attitudes of organizational members.

Explain how to build teams and manage their different stages of development.

Describe methods of managing conflict and change.

Discuss the implications of organizational structure and culture.

Identify the organizational behavior concepts and theories present in real business situations.

6–8 slides with speaker notes of 200–250 words per slides (excluding Title and Reference slides)

 

Working with organizations to improve the interactions of members and increase productivity through collaborative behavior is an essential role of the organization development human resources specialist. You will need to pick an organization to use for this project. The organization you choose may be your current employer, or alternatively, an organization in which you volunteer or one about which you can easily find information through the school library, the Internet, or other sources.

 

Research and address the elements of organizational effectiveness that will improve interactions in a presentation for senior leaders:

  • Explain the concept of organizational effectiveness, as it relates to the interactions of members.
  • Describe methods used to assess the behaviors and attitudes of organizational members, and apply 1 model in an analysis of your organization.
  • Analyze methods used to improve the behavior and attitudes of organizational members.
  • Propose processes to build teams and manage their different stages of development.
  • Evaluate methods of managing conflict and change within the organization.

 

#5 Assignment Objectives

Describe how individual differences influence organizational activities.

Discuss and evaluate methods of motivating and rewarding individuals and groups.

Identify processes and methods that can improve the behavior and attitudes of organizational members.

Explain how to build teams and manage their different stages of development.

Describe methods of managing conflict and change.

Discuss the implications of organizational structure and culture.

Identify the organizational behavior concepts and theories present in real business situations.

 

Summative Discussion Board

 

Review and reflect on the knowledge you have gained from this course. Based on your review and reflection, write at least 3 paragraphs on the following:

  • What were the most compelling topics learned in this course?
  • How did participating in discussions help your understanding of the subject matter? Is anything still unclear that could be clarified?
  • What approaches could have yielded additional valuable information?
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