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Organizational Behavior Discussion

Please provide assistance on the following questions, pertaining to Organizational Behavior

1) "Managers should do everything they can to enhance the job satisfaction of their employees," Do you agree or disagree? Support your position.

2) An employee does an unsatisfactory job on an assigned project. Explain the attribution process that this person's manager will use to form judgments about this employee's job performance.

3) "For the most part, individual decision making in organizations is an irrational process." Do you agree or disagree? Discuss.

4) Can an individual be too motivated, so that his or her performance declines as a result of excessive effort? Discuss.

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Please provide assistance on the followin questions, pertaining to Organizational Behavior

1) "Managers should do everything they can to enhance the job satisfaction of their employees," Do you agree or disagree? Support your position.

Managers should do everything they can to enhance job satisfaction because job satisfaction is said to improve employee productivity, creativity, and commitment to the organization, and reduce absenteeism. Herzberg did research in this area and developed a two dimensional theory that proposed hygiene factors and motivators. He claimed that hygiene factors could only reduce dissatisfaction but could not motivate, it was the motivators that create satisfaction. He focused on issues like achievement, recognition, the work itself, responsibility and advancement.

The manager is however constrained by company and administrative policy, supervision requirements, salary constraints, interpersonal relationships, working conditions, work, achievement, recognition, responsibility and advancement.

On the other hand increasing job satisfaction is a people based managerial style. The other is the task based managerial style where the manager is primarily concerned about the task at ...

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