between employee engagement and organizational performance outcomes: employee retention, productivity, and profitability. Employee engagement would be a predictor to organizational commitment, organizational citizenship behavior (OCB), and may lead to intention to leave (Bhatnagar & Biswas, 2010).” We understand that OCB is a study in which people interact with each other, and an engagement assessment is how the employee feels working with others in that organization. Both
SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR 5 go hand in hand. If you want to see a higher score in the engagement phase, then your team must be able to work cohesively. If one falls out of balance the other will as well. Intervention Methods Organizational behavior interventions are the building blocks which are, the planned activities designed to advance the organization’s functioning through the cooperation of the members of the organization. Teams make up organizations; it’s beneficial to have activities that are designed to strengthen the effectiveness and achievement of the entire group. If a problem occurs recognizing it as soon as possible helps to apply solutions before the problem causes damage. The problem could be task- related, or a personality conflict within the group. The team’s work- related issues can be contoured by changing the way things are done, by altering the resources, utilizing and re-examining the work processes. Organizations that invest in their employees, usually notice in return employees will invest their talents and time back into the organization. Along with observing objectives, giving feedback and emphasizing positive employee activities, organizations should also work towards increasing the skills of their employees and enhancing their sense of success. Examples of investments, educational opportunities, employee benefits, providing the support and tools necessary to accomplish work efficiently. Reducing unnecessary competition is one of the most effective interventions. Although competition can be healthy, it’s not always needed to generate change. Organizations that focus on creating a culture focused on collaboration, helps improve team work as well as communication. This method is a great way for employees to feel their contributions are important.
SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR 6 Benefits and Alignment of Outsourcing Outsourcing may be an acquired taste for some. However, a large portion of organizations see the long-term benefits in outsourcing. Aligning organizations together can have an impact that gives optimal success. I think having a strategy helps with the fulfillment of accomplishing great things when it comes to outsourcing. There may be practical ways of seeing benefit when
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- Spring '16
- Organizational studies and human resource management, employee engagement assessments