Organisational Behaviour Assignment Essay

1111 Words Jun 4th, 2011 5 Pages

Business Management & Organizational Behaviour

Assignment # 2

(Case study 4.1, page-97)

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DATE- 09/06/2011

Question # 1

Why does Conestoga-Rovers and associates and other companies try to create a positive work environment?

Answer – Conestoga-rovers and other companies try to create a positive work environment because it is very important not only for the employees but for the whole company. A positive work environment facilitates a feeling of cooperation, teamwork and joy among the staff. The working environment affects our sense of well-being, health and motivation to go in to work. It is both an employer’s responsibility, and in his/her interest, to ensure that employees
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All the weekly perks provided by company are not too costly, but they make a great positive impact on the employees in terms of motivation. The vacation package which can be considered costly is given to the employees who have given their 10 year service to company, but in 10 year of service that employee must have caused a huge amount of profit to the company which can be multiple times the cost of vacation package given to him. So according to me the company is manages to provide perks by laying more stress on retention than on recruitment.

Question- 3

Is it possible that employees can have too much fun at work?

Answer- According to me employees can’t have “too much” fun at workplace because where there is too much fun it is more likely to affect the quality of work. What I think is that fun should be limited to an extent which doesn’t hamper the job quality. There is no doubt that fun is very essential at the workplace but here fun doesn’t mean to play, watch movies or to hang around all the time but it also means that there should be a feeling of wellness and happiness amongst the employees of the company, employees should enjoy doing their work. There should be a positive workplace environment. The company should take initiative to facilitate a feeling of cooperation, teamwork and joy among their staff. Some steps to create a positive work environment are:

1. Build trust – trust is the basic essential for all

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