Organizational Behavior

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Acknowledgement

First of all, we thank the Almighty Allah, the most gracious, and the most merciful, for his helping, blessing and guidance for accomplishing this task. We would love to take the advantage to thank our teacher Mrs. Liana Anwar for her guidance and full support. Her advices made this research an easy task led to the accomplishment of our thesis. This thesis would not have been possible without the guidance and the help of several individuals who in one way or another contributed and extended their invaluable assistance in the preparation and completion of this study.

Executive Summary

Organizational behavior modification, or OB Mod, is the application of reinforcement theory to people in organizational settings. Reinforcement theory says that we can increase the frequency of desirable behaviors by linking those behaviors with positive consequences and decrease undesirable behaviors by linking them with negative consequences. OB mod characteristically uses positive reinforcement to encourage desirable behaviors in employees. Realblackz Web Solution applied employee motivation factors to change behavior problems that decrease the productivity. It worked significantly and helped gain them over 40% of profit in the following year. Hence, the organization behavior modification process was effective for the organization.

Objective of the Report

* To evaluate the effectiveness of organizational behavior mod in exchange employee motivation in Realblackz Web Solution.

Methodology

Books
* Organizational Behavior
- Gregory Moorhead
- Ricky W. Griffin
* Organizational Behavior
- Stephen P. Robbins
- Timothy A. Judge
Websites
* http://faculty.css.edu/dswenson/web/OB/obmod.html
* http://www.management-hub.com/hr-behavior.html
* http://gabbai.com/management/organisational-behaviour-modification

Organizational Behavior Modification
Organizational behavior modification, or OB Mod, is the application of reinforcement theory to people in organizational settings. Reinforcement theory says that we can increase the frequency of desirable behaviors by linking those behaviors with positive consequences and decrease undesirable behaviors by linking them with negative consequences. OB mod characteristically uses positive reinforcement to encourage desirable behaviors in employees. Behavioral science is a very complex area itself. Therefore is not surprising that there are numerous specialists within it. Each specialist is concerned with some aspect of interpersonal relationships. Consequently with some aspect of interpersonal relationships. Consequently at training they usually to not teach the same body of knowledge, rather than approach the matter quite differently.

Several Behaviorists proposed different training techniques for human recourses development. Disturbed by the assumptions of behaviorists concerning motivation. And yet retaining some of their insights Luthans has proposed that the designates as organization behavior modification. The differences are described thus, a motivational approach to organizational approach to organizational behavior infers that the practicing manager should attempt to define and manipulate such vague internal sates as desire. Satisfaction and attitude. Under the Organization modification approach, the manager determines the organizational goals he wants participant behavior to accomplish the organization stimuli available to control the behavior and the types and schedules of reinforcement that can be applied to the consequent behavior.

Behavior modification is also called as operate conditioning and positive reinforcement. It is based on learning theory and directed towards changing individual behavior rather than that of group of total organization. The desired behavior of individual can be reinforced by incentives such as money, social approval and responsibility. Thus the behavior of organizational participants can be turned...
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