Unformatted text preview: defensive mechanisms, becoming apathetic and uninterested, or reducing production. How can you apply his theory to alleviate structural problems? • This theory may be applied to a business to “lighten up the mood.” This, by theory, will increase proficiency, retain workers, and regain the interest of workers. It is also stated that humor strengthens the ability of the brain to find mistakes in active belief structures. If there is a humorous work environment workers will be able to more easily identify structural problems and correct those problems....
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- Spring '12
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