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| Published: September 25, 2016

Enhancing Social Capital among Employees: Psychological Approach

Subia Khan

Visiting faculty, Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Mustafa Nadeem Kirmani

Clinical Psychologist, trained at NIMHANS, Bangalore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.187/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.187


All organizations aim to maximise commercial benefits and increase their products in the market. Employees play a significant role in the growth of any organization. The skills, training, personality and motivation of the employees are critical for organizational growth. Traditionally, it was believed that monetary incentives are the most robust factor to change employees’ motivation toward work and thereby production of the company. Recent research, however, has shown that besides monetary incentive, there are other psychosocial factors which play an equally significant role in the production of the organization.
Positive psychological factors like hope, self-efficacy, resilience, optimism and social relations play a significant role in maintaining and enhancing employees work motivation and production. These are often known as capitals of the organizations. The importance of interpersonal relations at workplace has been highlighted in most of the organizations. Human connections, relatedness and bond are significant in creating positive relationships at work place. Interpersonal network and trusting relationships among people inside and outside the organization is known as social capital. The social capital depends on gamut of factors related to interpersonal skills of the employees and ambience of the organization.
Increasing social capital not only increases the production of the organization but also create positive bond and happiness among the employees. The current paper will focus on various psychological interventions which can help people to develop and enhance their relationships and intimacy with other employees thereby increasing the production and their happiness
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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016