Fostering an Open Culture for Team Effectiveness

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Employee Engagement, Issue 13, Leaderhsip Development, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Team Effectiveness

Openness, Trust & Psychological Safety Openness is at the core of the concept of psychological safety. This concept was spoken about by Harvard’s Amy Edmondson in a 1999 journal article where she spoke of it in context to team learning and performance. She defined it as an absence of interpersonal fear and where people can speak up about work-related topics …

Person right for the job but is the Person right for the Organization?

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Employee Selection, Issue 12, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development

Person job fit is a requirement is what most of the organizations look for when requiting but if we are looking at long term goals person-organization fit becomes an important aspect in the matrix The most crucial question in P-O fit is how employees and organisations choose each other, why they continue to work together, and how compatibility affects that …

Positive Organisations

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 3, Issue 4, Organizational Development

The impact of work on general wellbeing of an individual has always been a subject of occupational psychology but in recent times it has widely been explored by the positive psychology paradigm. It proposes that questions about what goes right, what gives life, what inspires and what is experienced as good, in addition to what is problematic and difficult in …

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The benefits of small acts of kindness

Akshay Sharan Employee Engagement, Employee Health, Organizational Development Leave a Comment

A new study at the University of California attempted to study altruistic tendencies & their impact in a working environment. A group of employees were asked to be kind to a small group (experimental group)  of people while expressing nothing of the sort to a different group (control group). Results suggest that pro-social behaviours by the experimental group increased by …