Theories of Political Behavior and Tight Job Market
Case incident -2 Question and Answer Q1.What factors in addition to those cited, do you believe lead to illegitimate political behavior such as backstabbing? Answer:- The factors that will lead to illegitimate political behavior such as backstabbing are:- * competition * A tight job market is often a contributing factor.* Blind ambition.
* Interpersonal relationship * Promotion opportunities. * Expectation of success. Q2. Imagine that a colleague is engaging in illegitimate political behavior toward you.
What step might you take to reduce or eliminate this behavior? Answer:-The steps I will take to reduce or eliminate illegitimate political behavior of a colleague ate:- * Keep watching or know the thing happening in the surrounding environment. * If I observe that illegitimate political behaviour of a colleague may harm to me. I will make it clear to superior or pear in order to prevent future misunderstanding is not good to you as well as the organisation. Ask to the colleague is the any conflict of odd among us what is the reason behind this kind of behaviour in order to minimise the gap. * Make the environment fruitful to all colleagues and superior, subordinate and also that of the organisation. * Employees in the organisation need to be aware of illegitimate political behaviour. * Companies may need to adopt formal policies to safe guard the employees against such behaviour. Q3. Do you believe that it is ever justifiable to engage in illegitimate political behaviors such as backstabbing?
If so, what are some conditions that might justify such behavior? Answer;- No, it is not ever justifiable to engage illegitimate political behavior such as backstabbing, some conditions that might justify such behavior are:- * To sage guard against backstabbing, a management consultant recommends telling supervisor and other key Personnel that the backstabber is not friend * It is cleat that employees in organisation need to be aware of illegitimate political behaviour. * Companies may need to adopt formal policies to safe guard employees against such ehaviour. * The behaviour such as backstabbing and spread negative rumours are difficult to defect. Thus both employees and managers should try to verify information to avoid the negative repercussions that can come from backstabbing and other illegitimate behaviour. Q4. In addition to the obvious negative effect of illegitimate political behavior on victims , such as these described in the above case , what might be some negative effects on the perpetrators? On the organization as a whole?
Answer:-The negative effects on the perpetrators of the negative effect of illegitimate political behavior on victims are:- The working environment of the organization is unhealthy Always there is a situation of conflict or grievances This may lead to the decrease in the profitability of the organization. Employees are unsatisfied with the job They are generally not committed to job for the organization. Real hard working and productive and efficient employee were de-motivated and leave the organization.