Productive and Counterproductive Behaviors YourFirstName YourLastName Your University December 9, 2009 Overview Productive behavior is often commensurate with success in organizations while counterproductive behavior can be reflected proportionally in organizations not meeting objectives. Productive behavior in organizations may be defined by the relation between behavior and the objectives of the organization being characterized by a degree of harmony such that quality and efficiency are maximized. Counterproductive behavior by definition can be characterized in its extreme as the antithesis of this aforementioned definition and being reflected by a disconnect between behavior and the objectives of the organization. It is vital that...The end:
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