Organizational Personality

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There are personality types that a person can bring to an organization. Looking at these types of personalities can be detrimental to the type of behavior that a person brings to the organization as a leader or even as a person that is taking orders. Some people might look at rewards and promotions as a motivation to do better which is a big part of their personality type. There are a lot of key factors that can play a role in how behavior works in an organization. It is important to understand the personalities of employees because it helps determine the working relationships between everybody because there could be some similarities and non-similarities amongst people. So by taking the Pearson Prentice Hall Self-Assessment test itself determine…show more content…
In this part looking at my listing skills score turned out to be 43(Pearson Education, 2015, II. A.2). People got to have good listing skills to be able to communicate with people in your organization. My listing skills are right in the middle to where I can do better to improve them. Communication fosters motivation by clarifying to employees what is to be done, how well they are doing, and what can done to improve performance if it’s subpar (Robbins & Judge, 2009). This relates to me because I try to motivate people by the good work they are doing. I was happy to see that I see myself in the second quartile of team-building skills (Pearson Education, II. B.6). Even though I’m not in the top quartile I do work well in team-building but it could get if I work harder at it. In addition to all of this my preferred conflict handling style is avoiding and compromise (Pearson Education, II.C.5). This relates to me because sometimes I try to come to a compromise when conflict arises or sometime just avoid them because I don’t want to deal with…show more content…
To gloss over how individual people, influence organizational behavior would lead to a shallow understanding of how organizations work and behave (Fischer, 2006). This is another thing that I learned and that is how I motivate a person will determine the behavior of the people in my organization. To do these things effectively requires good work relations, teamwork, and employees who are motivated and cooperative (Kroeger, Thuesen, & Rutledge, 2002, p. 7). People have to be able to work together and motivate each other to complete the task that is given. We have hopefully made the case to you that you cannot fully understand organizational behavior until you understand the behaviors of individuals, and that to understand individual behavior you need to understand the role that personality traits play in individual behavior (Fischer, 2006). On a personal level I learned that I can grow in regards to in my listen skills (Pearson Education, 2015). As an ENFP, I am as to do well in executive roles. At their best they bring refreshing alternative style to top management and decision making (Kroeger, Thuesen, & Rutledge, 2002, p. 364). In particular, I have learned that the test will better help me be better employee or manger because I know what I need to work on to make myself better in leadership and
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