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The relationship between organizational structure and culture in City C and Rent-a-Car

   

Added on  2020-01-06

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ORGANISATIONBEHAVIOUR

TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................31.1 Compare and contrast of different organizational structure and culture for City College andRent-a-Car....................................................................................................................................31.2 Explain the relationship between organizational structures and culture and its impact .......41.3 Discuss the factors which influence the individual behaviour at their work ........................5TASK 2............................................................................................................................................52.1 Compare the effectiveness of different leadership style in the chosen organization.............52.2 Explain organizational theory is linked with style of management in City College andRent-a-Car....................................................................................................................................62.3 Evaluate the different approaches to the management which is used by both the chosenorganization..................................................................................................................................7TASK 3............................................................................................................................................83.1 Discuss the impact of different leadership style with management in the chosenorganization..................................................................................................................................83.2 Compare the application of different motivational theories in the workplace of chosenorganization .................................................................................................................................93.3 Evaluate the usefulness of the motivational theories to the manager of the chosenorganization..................................................................................................................................9TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................104.1 Explain nature of groups and groups behaviour of the City College and Rent-a-Car.........104.2 Explain the factors which promote of inhibit the development of teamwork of the chosenorganization................................................................................................................................114.3 Evaluate the impact of technology on team functioning of the chosen enterprise..............11CONCLUSION ............................................................................................................................12REFERENCE ................................................................................................................................132

INTRODUCTIONOrganization behaviour is a study of the individual behaviour in the enterprise settings. Itis an important concept that is used in business for managing workforce in a better way. Itconsists of two elements that is micro and macro theory (Barone, Cerqueti and Quaranta, 2012).Micro theory behaviour refers to the business settings with individual and group dynamics.Macro organizational refers to the strategies, structure and the contingency which guide theindividuals of the whole enterprise. In this report, City College and Rent-a-Car is chosen. CityCollege is central London College which offers more than 200 courses with wide range ofsubjects (City of Westminster College, 2016). This college provides higher educational courses.Another enterprise Rent-a-Car is a largest car purchaser in the world. They provide services thatare related to cars. The report compares and contrasts both the organization structure and culture.They follow the different type of relationship of organizational structure and culture. In theorganizational structure and culture, various factors influence the behaviour of the individuals. Italso includes different types of leadership, motivational theory followed by the chosenenterprise. TASK 11.1 Compare and contrast of different organizational structure and culture for City College andRent-a-CarVarious types of organizational structure are followed by the business. This structurehelps to determine the roles, power and responsibility at the different level of management. Itfacilitates the hierarchical arrangement of lines of authority, communication and the duties whichare performed in the enterprise (Borst, 2014). City College and Rent-a-Car organizationalstructure and culture depends on their objectives and strategy. Both the business has followingcomparisons on the basis of structure and culture: Organizational structure and culture of City College: City College adopts a line organizationalstructure. The chosen business exhibits direct and vertical relationship between different levels inthe firm. In this, only line departments are involved in accomplishing the primary goals of City3

College. Line department is a specific department which produces the product and then sells it.This institute has adopted the role culture (Fant, 2015). This is because the manager delegatesroles and responsibilities according to skills and qualification of employees.Organizational structure and culture of Rent-a-Car enterprise: As compare to theorganizational structure of City College, Rent-a-Car follows functional structure. In this, theenterprise decides the line position and staff position. In the line position, organization givesinstructions to the chain of responsible people for achieving the goals of the business (Chand, S.,2015). The operations of Rent-a-Car use the power culture for their employees. In this structure,business hands over the power to take decisions to only few people.Every business has organization structure because it provides hierarchy of responsibilityto a particular person (Fox and et.al., 2012). This structure and culture supports the system of theenterprise. Contrasting factor between City College and Rent-a-Car are as follows:Team work: Both the chosen organization work in their department with the approach ofteam building. They distribute the work in a systematic manner, so that business canachieve its goals and objectives (LeBlanc and et.al., 2012).Services offering: City College and Rent-a-Car offers services to its customers. Theyprovide services and charge according to that. 1.2 Explain the relationship between organizational structures and culture and its impact Organizational structure and culture have dependent relationship. Every enterprisedetermines the behaviour and attitude that creates work culture. If the organizational structure ishierarchical, then decision-making power is only given to the top management. Thus, companyhas lack of freedom at the lower level. While if business has decentralized structure, managershare power and authority to all the levels. Thus, in that culture is more independent andpersonalized. Culture and structure are important parts of the organization. It creates new things whichaffect the planning level of the business. It is applies in a very responsible manner in theenterprise (Levy, 2012). Organizational structure and culture can affect the business in a positiveand negative way. In a positive way, it can be differentiating with another one to gives thepositive impact. City College and Rent-a-Car, both organizations have some positive andnegative impact which creates stable relations of the system. 4

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