As a manager, how can you use your knowledge of employee characteristics to improve organizational performance? Provide specific examples to support your response.
Which of the following employee characteristics have the greatest impact on employee behavior: general attitudes, job satisfaction, emotions and moods, personality, values, or perception? Provide a rationale for your choice.
Basically, the manager would want to put employees into positions where their characteristics match that particular position, which helps to drive the company forward and increases organizational performance. For example, if employee A has very strong people skills and is an excellent communicator, we would put that employee in a position where those skills are put to use, like in dealing with vendors or negotiating purchase ...
This solution discusses how managers can use their knowledge of employee characteristics to improve organizational performance. Specific examples are provided to support the discussion. This solution also discusses which employee characteristics have the greatest impact on employee behavior and provides a rationale for the characteristic selected.