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    Analyze the relationship between productive and counterproductive behavior in organizations. As a part of your analysis be sure to address the following items:

    Define productive behavior and counterproductive behavior.

    Describe the impact that productive and counterproductive behaviors have on job performance and the overall performance of an organization.

    Recommend strategies to increase productive behavior and decrease counterproductive behavior in organizations.

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    Productive and Counterproductive Behaviors

    Analyze the relationship between productive and counterproductive behavior in organizations. As a part of your analysis be sure to address the following items:

    Define productive behavior and counterproductive behavior.

    Productive behavior is one that supports the goals of an organization. It further, the objectives of the organization. Productive behavior is that which aligns with the strategic goals of an organization. On the other hand counterproductive behavior is one where the individual behaves against the goals of the organization. His behavior hurts the organizational objectives. A behavior is counterproductive behavior if it detracts the organization from its strategic direction. A behavior is counterproductive behavior if it is against the culture of the organization. Such behavior usually also hinders other employees from achieving their organizational objectives or in simple terms doing their work properly. The counterproductive behavior is one that harms the organization in several ways For instance, theft in the organization, substance abuse, and employee sabotage are some of the examples of counterproductive behavior.

    On the other hand those that indulge in productive behavior usually achieve the personal work goals set for them by the ...

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