Mind Matters: Assessing the Influence of Organizational Culture on Employee Mental Health

Team IIBP Anveshan, issue 44, Mental Health, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Volume 4

When discussing corporate culture, Bridgewater Associates often emerges as a top choice among many individuals. Headquartered in a Connecticut town, Bridgewater is the largest hedge fund in the world and handles over 170$ billion in investments for governments, pension funds, universitates and charities. To gain insight into the organizational culture, here’s an email that Jim, a client adviser, sent to …

Mentorship and Coaching in the Workplace: Psychological Principles for Career Development

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Coaching, issue 43, Organizational Development, Training and Development, Volume 4

In the bustling corridors of a renowned corporation, a young, ambitious professional found himself at a career crossroads. Despite his hard work and dedication, his path to advancement seemed obscured, like a sailor lost in a foggy sea. Enter a seasoned executive with a wealth of experience and a keen eye for potential. Recognizing the young professional’s dilemma, she offered …

Resilience Training in Organizations: Learning to Thrive in Challenging Environments.

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Employee wellbeing, issue 43, Organizational Development, Training and Development, Volume 4

When Covid-19 pandemic hit us hard, posing significant health, economic, and social challenges, many companies across globe recommended their employees to take up the HBR online course on “Ernest Shackleton and his historic Endurance expedition”. Well, who is this Ernest Shackleton and how can his expedition help us with the unprecedented issues we faced with COVID-19? To understand this, let …

The Role of Social Influence in Organizational Change: Strategies for Effective Adaptation and Learning

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, issue 43, Organizational Development, Training and Development, Volume 4

The process of social influence in organizations involves the demonstration of particular behavioral tactics and strategies by individuals to influence behavioral outcomes controlled by others in ways that maximize positive outcomes for the influencer and minimize negative outcomes. Social influence processes have a significant impact on organizational change. From an organizational development perspective, organizational change is “a set of Behavioral …

The Butterfly Effect: How Minor Gestures Transform Employee Wellbeing

Team IIBP Business Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Employee wellbeing, Issue 47, Mental Health, Mental Health Champions, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Team Effectiveness, Uncategorized, Volume 4

In business operations, a single action can trigger a domino effect, reverberating throughout the organization. Within the complex dynamics of workplaces, prioritizing employee well-being emerges as a linchpin for organizational success. The adage ‘happy employees, productive workforce’ encapsulates a truth proven time and again. However, fostering employee well-being does not necessarily require grand gestures or lavish perks. Often, it begins …

The Unseen Backpack: Supporting Mental Health in Invisible Battles

Team IIBP Business Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, General Psychology, Issue 47, Leaderhsip Development, Mental Health, Mental Health Champions, Occupational Health, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Volume 4

In the bustling world of business, the spotlight is, more often than not, placed on outward accomplishments and observable triumphs. However, amid the hustle and bustle, there exists a quieter, often overlooked realm—the realm of mental health. Just like an unseen backpack, many professionals carry the weight of invisible battles, grappling with stress, anxiety, and other psychological challenges behind the …

Paws for Thought: The Therapeutic Power of Workplace Pets

Team IIBP Business Psychology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Development Centers, Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, General Psychology, Issue 47, Mental Health, Mental Health Champions, Occupational Health, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Team Effectiveness, Volume 4

The inclusion of pets in the workplace has garnered increasing attention due to its profound impact on employee well-being and productivity, backed by a growing body of research. For instance, a study conducted by the American Psychological Association found that interacting with animals can igger the release of oxytocin, a hormone associated with stress reduction and social bonding. This physiological …

Workplace Diversity: A new norm

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Employee Health, Employee wellbeing, Issue 42, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Team Effectiveness, Training and Development, Volume 4

Audre Lorde once said, “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences”. One can view diversity as putting together different pieces of fabric. As unpleasant as it might seem to look, it has its own charm and is worth embracing and fostering in the workplace, despite the intricacies. Diversity …

Curiosity-Driven Leadership: Igniting Innovation and Adaptation in Organizations

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, Employee wellbeing, General Psychology, Issue 39, Leaderhsip Development, Organizational Development, Volume 4

"Organizations that prioritize curiosity are better positioned to adapt to change and thrive in the midst of disruption" (Smith & Brown, 2022). In the constantly evolving business landscape, a curiosity-driven leadership strategy has emerged,paving the way for constant innovation and adaptability. The critical role that it plays in steering organizations toward innovative solutions, allows firms to enable them to not ...

Auto-Tuning of Human Output: The Influences that Tune our Choices

Team IIBP Anveshan, Business Psychology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emotional Intelligence, Employee Engagement, General Psychology, Issue 38, Organizational Culture, Organizational Development, Volume 4

Mr. Kaushik Chakrabarty In the vast landscape of decision-making, the intricacies of human behavior and actions are often auto tuned by the subtle yet profound forces of social influence. In this article, we will delve into the fascinating realm of how our choices are molded by the environment and the people around us, leading to a conscious shift in our …