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ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
CONTENTSINTRODUCTION.................................................................................................................................1TASK – 1..............................................................................................................................................1P1 Analysis of influence of culture, politics and power on individual, team behaviour andperformance.......................................................................................................................................1TASK – 2..............................................................................................................................................4P2 Evaluation of content and process theories and techniques of motivation in achieving the goalsof the organisation effectively...........................................................................................................4TASK – 3..............................................................................................................................................5P3 Explaining what makes an effective team as contrast to an ineffective team................................5TASK – 4..............................................................................................................................................8P4 Applying the concepts and philosophies of organisational behaviour within an organisationalcontext and in a given business situation...........................................................................................8REFERENCES....................................................................................................................................10
INTRODUCTIONFor the effective functioning of the organizations, the relevance of organizationalbehaviour in recent years as employees and their behavioural patterns are considered as aprime factors. It is being regarded as a field that helps in investigating the influence ofstructure, group and individual will have on the behaviour as well as culture of the firm.Organizational behaviour also impacts the performance and make every effort to achieve theobjectives. It is simply covers the way individual behave within the firm. In order to succeedin each and every string, it is important to have collaboration of numerous resources andhuman resource holds crucial position out of all (Huczynski and Buchanan, 2013). Thebehaviour of people is impulsive and irregular and thus, it is being considered as unique.Concerning this, it is quite essential to comprehend the ways people interact in the firm sothat their efforts are being integrated to achieve the overall goals of the organization. Theculture of the organization is set of expectations, philosophy and experiences and values thathelps in providing direction to behaviour of employees and expresses the self-image, innerworkings and interactions of the workers with the outside world.Considering this fact in intellect, as an HR manager of medium size organization,analysis of culture of the organization will be conducted. For this purpose, A M (Holdings)Limited of United Kingdom will be taken under consideration. It is one of the UK’s bestsupplier of confectionary foils and laminated carton board. In the year 2015, the group wasrebranded as FMS foils group that significantly reflects the names of the founding groupfirms (FMS Foils Group Ltd, 2018). The company feels proud to supply global brands acrossour confectionery, carton and dairy markets. Being an HR manager of the firm, it is being theresponsibility to improve the performance by implementing appropriate organizationalculture. Pertaining to this, the current research report will be performed with a main aim tocomprehend the influence of culture, politics as well as power have on the behaviour ofindividual in the company. In addition to this, the report will also throw light on differentmotivational theories that helps in improving the performance of the workers. The later partof the report will explain the ways of developing cooperation with one another and worktogether as a team plus philosophies related to organizational behaviour will be discussedsignificantly.1
TASK – 1P1Analysis of influence of culture, politics and power on individual, team behaviour andperformanceInfluence of cultureAs per Mullins, the culture of the firm is categorized into mainly four main kinds suchas power, role, person and task. Throwing light in relation with the power culture, controlelement plays a crucial role. The main power of control is being given to some specifiedpeople and they impacts the overall firm. Power culture is generally followed by small andmedium firms such as A M (holdings) Limited. Furthermore, there are some rules andregulations also present that should be followed such as employees are examined based ontheir level of achievement and the way they have achieved (Rollinson, 2008). Moreover,concentration is also lacking in such type of culture which leads to demotivation amid theemployees. On contrary to this, role culture are generally based on the specified rules. It isquite common these days in most of the organizations. It mainly give focus on splitting thefirm into several functions and every single function has their own set of rules they needs tobe performed. Firms with tall organizational structures makes use of such type of culture.Through this, the firm can also get specialization. Further, the workers also gets motivated toperform better because of the presence of clear roles and accountabilities.The task culture focuses towards team approach to carry out task and operation. Inthis competitive and ever changing business environment, task culture is getting popularityon highest level. Companies today are busy in making teams for their projects with a view tohave effective and better results. In addition to this, in this type of culture, the workers arenormally motivated to add some value to their work, as they are the only one who makecrucial decisions and with this they sense a feeling of belongingness. Finally, person cultureis that culture, in which employees are considered superior than the organization. This is theculture which is generally adopted by non-profit organizations as well charities (Fischer,2009). It takes into consideration people which work independently for the same company orthey have a common goal to achieve.Hofstede’s dimension of cultural theoryThe influence of culture on the employees of A M (holdings) Limited can easily beunderstood by the Hofstede’s cultural dimension theory. It is a framework for cross-culturalcommunication for analysing the employee values and behaviour and these are beingdescribed underneath:2
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