Identify what specific things you believe a manager could do to promote a positive work environment.
Think of managers you have had in the past, both good and bad. Describe both the positive traits and negative traits you observed in these managers and comment on how their actions affected you personally.
Answer these points in your Discussion post
- What is the manager’s role in creating a positive work environment?
- What behaviors and attitudes would you need to acquire as a manager to fulfill this role?
- Assume you are in upper management and need to hire a new manager. Using your responses to the previous two questions, create a want ad that describes the desirable characteristics of someone who would be effective at creating a positive work environment.
Colquitt, J. A., Lepine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2015). Organizational behavior: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (4th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
Chapter 1, “What is Organizational Behavior?”
In Chapter 1, you will be introduced to the concept of organizational behavior and explore why understanding it is so important for managers.
Goleman, D., Boyatzis, R., & McKee, A. (2001). Primal leadership: The hidden driver of great performance. Harvard Business Review, 79(11), 42–51.
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