Using Practical Examples Suggest and Explain Alternative Strategies That Can Be Employed to Mitigate Effects of Factors That Affect Individual Behaviour and Performance

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ASSIGNMENT: “Using practical examples suggest and explain alternative strategies that can be employed to mitigate effects of factors that affect individual behaviour and performance.”

Date: 17 February 2012

Submitted in partial fulfilment of the Master of Commerce Degree in Strategic Management and Corporate Governance Part 1.1
Introduction
Organizations are composed of individuals and each individual is different from the other. And also the behavior and performance of each individual is influenced by several different factors. Every individual has Particular motives, ambitions, perceptions, and abilities. To understand the human behavior in organization in a better way, a careful study of all the factors which affect the human
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Skill can be defined as the ability to act in a way that allows a person to perform well. The individual behaviour and performance is highly influenced by ability and skills. A person can perform well in the organisation if his abilities and skills are matched with the job requirement.

The managers plays vital role in matching the abilities and skills of the employees with the particular job requirement.
Perception:
The cognitive process meant for interpreting the environmental stimuli in a meaningful way is referred to as perception. Every individual on the basis of his/he reference can organize and interpret environmental stimuli. There are many factors that influence the perception of an individual. The study of perception plays important role for the managers. It is important for mangers to create the favorable work environment so that employees perceive them in most favorable way. The employees are likely to perform better if they are going to perceive it in a positive way.

Attitude:
According to psychologists, attitude can be defined as a tendency to respond favourably or unfavourably to certain objects, persons or situations. The factors such as family, society, culture, peers and organisational factors influence the formation of attitude. The managers in an organisation need to study the variables related to job as to create the work environment in a favorable way that employees are tempted to form a
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