Some individuals however, think that employers should have total responsibility of maintaining ethical deeds in the workplace. Hence, there is the belief that employers are the main perpetrators of unethical behavior in organizations. Managers and those in positions of leadership should be at the forefront in upholding ethical behavior in the workplace because they are the leaders of an organization. Leaders are responsible for setting the tone for what is acceptable as well as unacceptable within the eyes of his or her employees. Unethical Behavior versus
The author asserts changing the mindset is important because businesses often operate under the guise of fear; meaning the fear of losing a job, fear of not meeting a deadline, or fear of delivering substandard work. Therefore, by becoming a culture built on positivity, an open and creative environment is fostered (Millan, 2012). Another method for embodying emotional intelligence is to become an expert in building relationships (Millan, 2012). To improve relationships, individuals must recognize the cycle of relationship patterns and dynamics. This recognition will assist individuals in building workplace unification, decrease the struggles for authority, and to resolve conflict (Millan, 2012).
My study will help develop my managerial skills as well as offer alternative training ideas for newly developing managers within my organization. Supervisor-subordinate communication is an important predictor in employee work performance. It is imperative for a supervisor to communicate when attempting to improve employee work performance, trust and morale. Without a solid communication strategy, the supervisor-subordinate relationship will disintegrate and employee performance and productivity will be compromised. According to Miles “Positive relationship communication focuses on supervisors seeking suggestions from subordinates, being interested in them as people, relating with them in a casual manner, and allowing them to contribute input on important decisions.” (Miles, Patrick & King, 1996, p. ) In order to apply this philosophy in real life, I determined how employees in my organization perceive supervisor communication.
We describe BSC as a carefully selected set of measures derived from organization strategy. BSC are used as a measurement system, Strategic Management System and a communication tool. BSC mainly assists in: Effective organizational performance Implementing strategy Single most important question before you embark on a balance scorecard is why are we developing a balance scorecard for the organization , why now? To know that it is a good management tool is not good enough a reason to have it for your organisation. In the absence of stated reasons for using BSC, the employees will perceive it as a tool used by boss to generate terminations.
Many employers utilize personality tests in the employment selection process to identify people who have more than just the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in their jobs. The work place is full of people whose personalities are a mismatch for the positions they hold. Additionally, understanding one's own personality characteristics may improve one's ability to develop as an employee and manager. Therefore, it is important to understand the different facets of personality and the ways in which they can be measured. As a group we chose the personality traits of adaptability, conscientiousness, extraversion and openness to experience as our focus for this research paper.
The importance of effective conflict management in the workplace is something that a manager, supervisor, and executive have to the deal with employees. Introduction Conflict is unavoidable, but it is important to have a conflict resolution strategy in place to deal with these situations when they arise. Examining why the study of conflict is important will allow a manager, executive, or supervisor to unpack the skills and knowledge to see what brings on a destructive move, and builds more efficiency at work. It can involve incompatible differences between parties that result in interference or opposition. Such differences can serve as an influence for positive change, or lessen productivity in the work environment.
M2 – Assess the employability and personal skills in the recruitment and retention of a selected organisation: Recruitment: Employability and personal skills are very important when talking about recruiting staff at Asda. There are many reasons why this is important. Firstly, when applying for a job in Asda, the potential candidate has to be applying for a job that they have some experience in or have some knowledge of what the job entails, because if Asda were to employ this potential candidate what they may end up finding out the person doesn’t have the necessary experience to do the job that they have been employed for so Asda will have to decide whether or not to let the employee go or waste time sending them to places where they can get the experience and knowledge. What Asda will have to check is if they have the right qualifications for the job, this is necessary because Asda cant employ someone if they don’t have the basic GCSE’s such as Maths and English because if they did then they wouldn’t be good for the store’s image and respectability. What Asda will also be looking for from their potential candidate is to have a good understanding of all of the offers and prices that the company is promoting at the moment, because once again, if they weren’t to have this quality then if someone where to ask them in the shop what special offers they have got and the employee didn’t know then it wouldn’t look good for the company if they were employing staff who didn’t know and have the basic knowledge of the offers that they were promoting.
Market competitiveness on the other hand focuses its attention on gaining the best qualified employee and retaining them. A company must be customer focus and watch its competitors as well as develop suitable resources. Pay structures are vital to an organizations compensation department. It recognizes the importance of individual contributions by developing pay grades and ranges that promote the retention of their valued employees. Describe the contextual influence that you believe will pose the greatest challenge and the contextual influence that will pose the least challenge to companies’ competitiveness and explain why.
Together, policies and procedures ensure that a point of view held by the governing body of an organization is translated into steps that result in an outcome compatible with that view. Policies and procedures, involve Legislations, which are protected by law. If law is violated, then prosecution procedures take place, it is a nonstop circle. Grievance- procedure Is a written complaint about work conditions, that doesn’t satisfy, upset worker. They can make a formal grievance complaint if they’ve tried solving a problem by talking to manager but they’re not satisfied.
Decision Making and Ethical Behavior 1 The purpose of this paper is to look at Decision Making and Ethical Behavior in the work place. This paper will address common characteristics of poor decision making, along with ways of resisting requests to act unethically. The paper will also address what influences impact ethical behavior and how organizations can influence ethical behavior in the work place. To complete this task outside resources, such as books and articles will be utilized. According to decision making confidence, decision making is defined as ,” The process of mapping the likely consequences of decisions, working out the importance of individual factors, and choosing the best course of action to take”.