This book provides recent inputs from the field of organizational behavior (OB) for enhancing employee performance and well-being, a key concern for managers today. It focuses on transformational leadership, organizational justice, organizational support, and workplace spirituality. The author outlines multiple dimensions of employee performance and five forms of employee well-being – physical, emotional, psychological, social and spiritual. The book also presents an overview of the traditional approaches, and draws on relevant literature and empirical findings. It offers exercises from a practitioner’s point of view to facilitate managerial actions and will serve as a practical application guide for managers.
This book will be of interest and use to students and researchers of human resource management, organizational behavior, management education, industrial and organizational psychology, corporate social responsibility and business ethics, as well as practicing HR managers and training managers.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. Employee Performance: An Organization’s Requirement from Employees 2. Employee Well-being: Employees’ Expectations from an Organization 3. Employee Performance and Employee Well-being: Two Desired Outcomes for an Organization 4. Traditional Approaches to Enhancing Employee Performance and Well-being 5. Transformational Leadership for Employee Performance and Well-being 6. Organizational Justice for Employee Performance and Well-being 7. Organizational Support for Employee Performance and Well-being 8. Workplace Spirituality for Employee Performance and Well-being 9. Reflections on Implementation of Leadership, Justice, Support and Workplace Spirituality: Enhancing Employee Performance and Well-being. Index
Badrinarayan Shankar Pawar is Professor at the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, Kerala, India. Before this, he was Professor at the National Institute of Bank Management, Pune, Maharashtra, India. He completed his PhD from Oklahoma State University in 1996, with the highest possible cumulative grade point average of 4 out of 4 and received the membership of Phi Kappa Phi in recognition of his academic performance. He has published several research articles in leading journals and two books. Overall, for his published single-authored and co-authored research articles, the total of impact factors exceeds 27 and the number of citations received totals to over 1,600 as of September 2018. He has taught in the USA, Hong Kong, and India. His research interests include organizational citizenship behavior, transformational leadership, and workplace spirituality.