MGT/312 - ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR FOR MANAGERS
Bidkar Y. Rodriguez Rosario
Prof. Gabriel Medina Medina
Managers are given a special opportunity and also expected to help improve the overall performance within their company. A crucial aspect to the success of any company is how well it is organized. In the text, Understanding and Managing Organizational Behavior, George and Jones define organization as a group of people that “work together and coordinate their actions to achieve a variety of goals” (George & Jones, 2012). This goal is to focus on explaining the main components of organizational behavior while providing examples of how these components relate to the workplace, as well as how it would benefit any manager.
Managers and people found in charge may or may not realize it, but they ultimately have the power to prevent or change an employee’s performance. The text states that organized behavior is a study that focuses on why people “think, feel, and respond to work and how organizations respond to their environment” (George & Jones, 2012,). In simple terms, this means that there is a science behind why people react and think the way they do within in the frame of their work environment. In turn, this means that the company and managers within it have a significant authority that governs the employee behavior. Knowledgeable
managers also utilize the steps outlined for organizational behavior.
There are three parts to organizational behavior; part one involves the individuals in the organization, part two focuses on groups and team processes, and part three looks at the
Organizational processes. Focusing on the individuals within the company is vital because each person comes from a diverse background and has their theories, sets of rules and ethics that govern their decisions. Employees and managers alike should realize that everyone has different moods and...