Organizational Climate has a major influence on human performance through its impact on individual motivation and job satisfaction. It does this by enacting certain kinds of expectancies about what consequences will follow from different actions. Individuals in the organization have certain expectations and fulfillment of these expectations depends upon their perceptions as to how the organizational climate suits to the satisfaction of their needs. These organizational climates provide a type of work environment in which individual feels satisfied or dissatisfied. Since satisfaction of individual goes a long way in determining his efficiency. Organizational Climate can also be said that it is directly related with his performance in the organization. There are four mechanisms by which organizational climate affects performance, satisfaction and attitudes of people in the organization.
First, Organizational climate serves as facilitator to organizational performance: the organizational properties govern employee behavior by prescribing what types of behavior will be rewarded and what will be punished. Thus, an organization can influence and motivate people to behave in desired manners that suit to organization.
Second, Organizational variables enable people to evaluate self and others to improve their behavior: the evaluation mechanism involves both psychological and psychological variables that help improve employee behavior and, in turn, performance.
Third, Organizational factors shape and improve employees’ perception towards the organization and their jobs: perception affects attitudes, satisfaction, and performance in lockstep manner. Better the perception, more and better the performance and vice versa.
Fourth, variables include in organizational climate serve as stimuli to employees’ activists: As stimuli, organizational variables arouse employee’s level of activation in their works. This, in turn, improves employee’s performance1.
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- Padmaja, B. (2014). Organisational climate and human resource dimensions a study with special reference to andhra pradesh southern power distribution company limited prakasam district.
- Dr. S.S. Khanna, “Organizational Behaviour”, S.Chand Higher Academic, 2010, P.432.