Concept and Philosophies of Organisational Behaviour

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Organisational Behaviour
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1P1 Influence of organisation's culture, politics and power influence individual and teambehaviour and performance.........................................................................................................1TASK 2............................................................................................................................................4P2 Process and Content theories of motivation and motivational techniques enable effectiveachievement of goals in A David & Co......................................................................................4TASK 3...........................................................................................................................................6P3 Effective team as opposed to an ineffective team..................................................................6TASK 4............................................................................................................................................8P4 Concept and philosophies of organisational behaviour within situation...............................8CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTIONOrganisational behaviour is a formative study of human behaviour in a workplace. Inthis, a systematic study of internal and external factors which influence productivity ofindividuals and organisation takes place (Ashenden and Sasse, 2013). There are different typesof elements that affect organisational behaviour, which include structure, technology,environment and people. Present case study has been conducted on, A David & Co Limitedwhich regulate their operation in food and beverage industry. Company offer wide range offresh food products which include dairy items, cheese board, bakery items, fresh fruit &vegetables and many more. In this report, discussions have been made on, influence oforganisation culture on individual and team performance. In addition to this, different types oftheories such as content and process theory of motivation with the application of philosophiesand concept on organisational context are included in this project. Lastly, concept of teameffectiveness are also described in this present report.P1 Influence of organisation's culture, politics and power influence individual and teambehaviour and performanceOrganisational behaviour is mainly a contemplation of human behaviour in a organisationculture. One of the main motive of organisational behaviour is to stimulate theory of anorganisation and create an effective approach in an organisational life. In this there is systematicinvestigation of various factors takes place in order to improve job performance and jobsatisfaction among individuals. There are various elements like, politics, power and culture thataffect performance of individual and behaviour of team (Weng, 2015). In context with, A David& Co Limited have implemented Handy culture in their working culture in order to cope up withinfluence of various factors. Mentioned below there are certain components that affect culture oforganisation:Organisational culture:In this there is a formative structure of values, beliefs, assumptions that govern behaviourof individuals in a organisation. Culture mainly include a company norms, values, systems andvision. Organisational culture mainly impact upon the way in which an individual and a group inan organisation interact with other that include, clients and shareholders.1
To evaluate culture in descriptive manner A David & Co have adopted Handy typology.Company offer numerous range of fresh food items and other bakery products. They offer morethan 40.000 food items. Charles handy typology are classified into four components which isdescribed below:Power Culture:In this type of culture, power is distributed among very few individualin an organisational culture. For example in a company authoritative rights only lies in the handsof CEO and other top manager. They are the individual who have formative right to makedecisions and regulations. In A David & Co power is mainly concentrated with few superiors. Asper according to this, employees in this organisation are judged on the basis of their actualperformances. This culture benefits A David & Co to strengthen their process of decision-making and accomplish their targets and objectives within effective time frame.Task Culture:In task culture organisation put more focus to complete their target inperfect time frame. Power in this type of culture can be shift according to work. It provides morehorizontal and flexible structure. In A David & Co this type of culture is adopted when there is aneed to complete any task or a project in a stipulated period of time. Organisation form team intheir workplace to fulfil their objectives with more effectiveness. This will benefit them to makepositive flow of communication and collaboration in their organisation. In addition to this, thisculture benefits A David & Co can significantly formulate their productivity and proficiencies inefficient way.Person Culture:This culture mainly serves interest of individuals. In person culture,individuals consider themselves as a superior. Power mainly lies in the hands of every individualand there are numerous people in an organisation with the same background and expertise.Role Culture:In this type of culture, organisation emphasize more on accomplishmentof rules and procedures. Role culture have hierarchical bureaucracy and power in this are derivedon the basis of person position. Individuals in this culture are delegated with clear set ofauthorities in a highly defined formal structure.A David & Co management follow Charles handy typology of task culture in theirorganisation to formulate effective process of decision-making in their working structure. Thisbenefit them to accomplish their pre-determined goals and objectives within effective timeframe. In addition to this, with the help of task culture A David & Co provide authoritative rightsand power to every individual according to their skill, experience and knowledge.2
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