Productive and Counterproductive Behaviors

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Productive and Counterproductive Behaviors
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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...
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.....d on as well so as to promote the positivity and perpetuate it.
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