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Students Will Review:
- Positive organizational scholarship
- Using self-evaluation and cognitive evaluation theories to motivate employees
- The role of self-concept and self-esteem in organizational behavior
- How self-efficacy and self-monitoring fit into organizational behavior
- The role of emotional intelligence in the workplace
- Leadership and emotional intelligence
1. What Is Positive Organizational Scholarship? - Definition and Examples
Positive organizational scholarship focuses on companies creating positive work life and performance. In this lesson, learn how companies that successfully teach their employees these skills have a higher chance of success.
2. Self-determination & Cognitive Evaluation Theories: Employee Motivation
In this lesson, you will learn about the self-determination theory and Cognitive Evaluation Theory of motivation. Find out how the principles of these theories can explain employee motivation in the workplace.
3. Self-Concept & Self-Esteem in Organizational Behavior
Companies have to have a clear understanding of employee personality traits in under to motivate, challenge and train them to be productive. Two traits that affect an individual's view of themselves are self-concept and self-esteem.
4. Self-Efficacy & Self-Monitoring in Organizational Behavior
There are many personality characteristics of employees that occur within organizations, which determine their level of success. Self-efficacy and self-monitoring are two traits that can aid companies into developing productive employees.
5. Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace: Definition & Meaning
Emotional intelligence (EI) is a vital element of a successful business. In this lesson, we will look at exactly what EI is, how it shapes a workplace, and how managers and employees can learn to improve their EI skills.
6. Using Emotional Intelligence in Leadership
Many times managers or leaders focus on the functional aspects of the job you do, as opposed to the emotional intelligence that drives the way you do your job. In this lesson, we discuss emotional intelligence and how it relates to leadership.
7. Addressing Negative Attitude in the Workplace
Negative speech and attitudes at work can disrupt the workplace and affect productivity. This lesson discusses how to address the negative attitudes in an effective manner to make sure your workplace is one that is conducive to change.
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