Essay on Organizational Behavior

1386 Words Sep 16th, 2014 6 Pages
Organizational Behavior
Michael J. Bonnie
CJA444
June 5, 2014
Eddie Gordon

Organizational Behavior
Organizational behavior is the study of how employee’s behavior interacts within an agency’s work environment. It includes many subjects which include sociology, communication, psychology, and management. Its primary purpose is to review and report in the ever expanding study in criminal justice organizational behavior areas in the workforce. This discussion focuses on the forces of change and the approaches to managing organizational change in criminal justice agencies, including identifying observable aspects of organizational cultures (Robbins & Judge, 2013). What social, political, and organizational behavior can influence
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The more common concepts on which organizational behavior is based on is organizational system approach, scientific management approach, interdisciplinary approach, human resources (supportive) approach, and contingency approach. It will not be a secret to learn that the main function of a supervisor is to praise the effectiveness of an agency with the help of a certain strategy using already developed behavior and situational theories. By superiors having an understanding of organizational behavior in a criminal justice setting they can then implement an organizational system that can have positive effects in their organization such as when assigning personnel to work with one another (Robbins & Judge, 2013).
How can the perceptions of organizational stakeholders be managed? What techniques might we use?
Organizational stakeholders in the criminal justice system are not only the employees but also the community. The biggest problem with the perceptions by the organizational stakeholders is the problem people have with change. There are many different ways to manage change to make it easier on these stakeholders. The primary technique to use is communication. Communication can reduce resistance by employees and the community on two levels. First level is it fights the effects of misinformation. By receiving the all the facts will alleviate gossip and resistance. Secondly it can help convince the stakeholders the need for the change by proper

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