Internal competition of the organization as a threat to the integrity of the group (ორგანიზაციის შიდა კონკურენცია, როგორც ჯგუფის მთლიანობის საფრთხე)

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2021
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Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Press
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Competition is one of the key principles of a market economy. It is undeniable that it’s role is very important. Competition is, in fact, a powerful tool that “forces” an organization to improve its products or services. This topic, obviously, does not only apply to manufactured products and for the most part the most discussion in this topic comes about social capital. Proper distribution of staff in the workplace based on their skills is the main basis for the proper management of social capital, which ultimately, will marked by a strong interest in the study of human resources. A clear example of this is behavioral science and the subsequent separation of human resources as a separate field. Many behavioral techniques studies in the area of organizational behavior, which once again emphasizes that the main basis of the organization is social capital. Thus, there are numerous theories on this i s sue that take mutually exclusive form over time. The current article deals with competition as a threat to the integrity of the group. As you know, competition was frequently used in the twentieth century as a mechanism for improving product quality and creating a dynamic environment in the organization. However, as we have mentioned, it all takes on a different look in today’s reality. It should be noted that competition may be between both - organizations and employees. The main concern of the governing apparatus is to use this competition in favor of the organization. In this article we will discuss competition as a powerful tool of the governing apparatus that can bring benefits to the organization as well as create some kind of problems for it. For example, bonus system encourages the employee to actually create a strong wave of competition between colleagues.
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Organizational behavior, ccompetition, business administration, behaviorism, organizational/industrial psychology, social capital
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Economics and Business, №1, 2021, pp. 152-159
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