Final Essay Organizational Behavior
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Elizabeth M. Reynolds
Course # Organizational Behavior SP19BN380
March 5th, 2019
Organizational behavior is the study of the many factors that have an impact on
how people and groups act, think, feel, and respond to work and organizations and how
organizations respond to their environment. Organizational behavior is important because it
opens the ability to learn about the personalities of employees and how to run an organization
with employees who have a positive or negative affect to the company. To better understand
organization behavior, it can be broken down into three components. Those components consist
of individual, group, and organization. An organization cannot be anything without its
employees. Employees need to work in a positive environment to reach company goals.
Organizational behavior focuses on aspects such as individual differences, work values, attitudes
perception, and creativity. Organizational behavior also focus on how effective teamwork is,
how employees with different personalities can work together, communication, culture, structure,
and diversity. Without all these components organizational behavior would not exist. Creating
new procedures to ensure safety of employees while generating revenue and enforcing improved
management techniques to improve employee behavior. Referring to the text book, whatever the
size and purpose of the organization and the technology involved, people are the common
denominator when facing today’s immense challenges. Success or failure hinges on the ability to
attract, develop, retain, motivate, and lead a diverse array of appropriately skilled people. It
takes a trained, skilled and education to be a manager. There are a lot of requirements and
regulation to follow.
Understanding cultural differences are not always that easy because everyone has their
own option that they are of course entailed too. There are high context and low context cultures.
High context cultures rely on situational cues for meaning when communicating with others.
Low context cultures derive from written and spoken words. These are both important in any
work environment because establishing a social trust in the work environment is needed between
employees, this established with high context work cultures. Low context cultures are also
important. Having a get down to business attitude within a career is a good aspect to have.
Avoiding cultural collisions is hard but misunderstanding and miscommunication often happen.
The only way to correct these actions are to develop good communication habits in training
Often in management the manager is faced with how they personally want to handle a
situation and how their staff expects for them to handle it. Individualistic cultures emphasis on