The climate of an organization is basically the quality of the working environment. The individuals when respected and valued by the organization then they add positively to outcome of the firm.
A dynamic organizational climate is constructed by the factors affecting perceptions of employees, which consist of quality of leadership, decisions making process and the recognition of efforts of employees.
Each organization is exclusively special in its structural features. So every organization contracts with its members, manipulated through plans as on allocations of the resources, pattern of communication, rewards and penalties and leadership and the decision making process.
The behavior, attitude and feelings of its members are significantly affected by the implemented organizational policy resulting in the formation of a distinctive organizational climate. The inventive organizational climate when the members stumble upon definite project predicaments, they may take part antagonistically in their working conditions and cooperate with each other to discover the suitable solutions.
The climate of an organization has a main impact on the performance of a human being through its effect on the individual motivation ultimately job satisfaction. The climate executes all this by forming expectations about what results will follow from various actions.
Workers expect specific remunerations and pleasure on the origin of their observation of the organization’s climate. So, individuals in the certain organization have specific types of expectations and the fulfillment of these expectations relies upon their opinions whether the organizational climate goes with according to their requirements or not.
Thus, organizational climate is directly linked with the employees’ performance doing work in the any organization. The findings highlighted that for maximizing performance of an organization people should be satisfied at their work. It was done properly by understanding of their ideas, abilities, attitudes, feelings, dreams, hopes and their goals and fostering an organizational environment which sustained them.
Although development of an organization depends upon the number of variables but to recognize needs, issues and the perceptions of employees needs to be evaluated. Climate of an organization refers to the set of quantifiable properties of the working environment, which are observed by people who work and live in an organization and influence their behavior and motivation.
Basically the organizational climate is perception of people and the attitude about the association whether it is favorable or unfavorable place to work, pleasant or unpleasant, easy-going or hardworking, and so forth where the organizational culture is deep-rooted assumptions, beliefs and values that are lasting, often comatose, and hard to change. Organizational climate is somewhat easy to alter because it is constructed on the basis of perceptions of employees.
Some studies have examined the relationship between climate of an organization and job satisfaction. Almost all of the literature testimonies data depicting that climate of an organization and job satisfaction are closely associated with each other.
In simple words, workers who perceived an encouraging climate in their association felt that their work condition assisted by giving their best efforts to their work completion, on the other hand the employees who observed their organizational climate as unfavorable perceived their work condition as not helpful to their putting forth their best efforts at work accomplishment.
By Manan Aslam & Shafqat Rasool
Institute of Applied Sciences (IAS), UMT, Lahore