Confrence No. 2 - 1. Why do individuals participate in...

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1. Why do individuals participate in organizations? Individuals participate in organizations because they want recognition and to have a sense of self worth. People join organizations to establish relationships with others and other organizations. The organization sets goals, policies, procedures, and reward systems that employees have to follow give them a sense of fulfillment. They want to have impact on the organization. I know I want to join an organization to make impact and establish relationships and a career. 2. How are individuals motivated? Individuals in an organization are motivated by influenced behavior. We all get highly motivated to do things and then other times we aren’t so motivated. I know once I feel motivated I see that it is a feeling that is influenced by my behavior. It also might be the surrounding you are or the people that you are with to motivate you to do things. Also, your motivation may also be affected by the morale in your organization. 3. How are individuals motivated to communicate? Individuals are motivated to communicate by several reasons. Employees may want to contain the communication throughout the organization and help recognize others in the organization. They may also want to improve their relationship with others in the organization or with potential customers and vendors. 4. What do you see as the contributions of the communication network studies? The network studies show the nature of the organizational communication interactions demonstrating how certain interpersonal relationship influence organizational communication and the individual involved on an individual level, supervisor to employee, or a peer-to-peer experience. The communication networks in refers to the frequency and the length of interactions among linked individuals. Strong links communicate more frequently than weak links and usually have longer periods of interaction. The strength of the communication predicts who is the most influential in the organizational. Which I completely agree with, also, has employees you have to
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course HRM 400 taught by Professor Mrs.redman during the Spring '11 term at University of Maryland Baltimore.

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Confrence No. 2 - 1. Why do individuals participate in...

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