SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR2IntroductionOrganizational behavior is the study of how individuals interrelate in a group. It is concerned with comprehending and being able to predict and govern human behavior in an organization. This study is essential to understand how to shape and retain a tough and supportive workforce. Its aims to enhance the existing relationships by achieving the set group and organizational objectives. That is in consideration of all types of organization such as schools, companies, the government, and non-governmental organizations. When it comes to supporting organizational behavior, employees are self-motivated, confident and take pride in their work. In this paper, we focus on supporting organization behavior where the manager aims to create a supportive operational environment for the employees (Rollinson, 2008).The Impact Groups and Teams Have on Organizational BehaviorThe significance of groups and teams is now more than ever being emphasized in the professional world. Research has proven that much of an organization’s work is accomplished via teams, either directly or indirectly. The groups and teams influence organizational behavior inthe following ways:Groups and teams enable self-actualizationResearch has shown that being in a group or team is one of the ways of motivating employees in their day to day lives. Abraham Maslow in his theory of needs observes that an organization that considers the physiological, safety, belonging and esteem of employees is better
SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR3placed at helping them self-actualize. Groups and teams organized according to the values of the organization will help bring Maslow’s theory to life.Groups and teams enhance professional developmentThe groups and teams promote professional development as they teach the employees how to maintain a professional decorum amongst each other. That will be possible if the rules and regulations apply to everyone equally. That aids the organization to realize its aims and objectives.Groups and teams boost communicationThe groups and teams enable enhanced communication between the employees themselves and between the employees and management. Communication not only helps to create a suitable work environment but also allows growth in the business world.Groups and teams improve time managementOrganizational projects are handled better through groups. These groups set time-limits for themselves enhancing performance in a bid to maintain team-synergy. That is because one is accountable to not only yourself but to others as well. As such, one is motivated to keep time when it comes to group projects to achieve the overall set group objectives.