Organisation Behaviour of Tesco

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1...........................................................................................................................................3P 1. Influence of power, culture and politics in organisation and team behaviour.....................3TASK 2...........................................................................................................................................5P 2. Evaluate content and process theories of motivation in context to organisation.................5TASK 3.........................................................................................................................................6P 3 Explain what makes an effective and opposed team............................................................6TASK 4...........................................................................................................................................8P 4. Philosophies and concepts of organisational behaviour.....................................................8CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................9REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................10.......................................................................................................................................................10
INTRODUCTIONOrganisational behaviour is the study of human behaviour in the company. It provideshelp the organisation to understandthe attitude of persons because they come from different-different backgrounds and culture so it is not easy to analyse the behaviour of people. In thisreport chosen organisation is Tesco which is a British multinational groceries and generalmerchandise retailer and it is incorporated in United Kingdom. This report covers the followingtopics such as: influence of power, culture and politics, motivation theories and techniques,difference between effective team and opposed team. Apart from this, it also discusses aboutconcepts and philosophies of organisational behaviour.TASK 1P 1. Influence of power, culture and politics in organisation and team behaviourTo know the behaviour of persons in organisation, it is important to know the workingstyle and attitude of employees towards their work. It helps to create more effective culture andenvironment in company. There are various types of people in corporation and they havedifferent working style so it essential for Tesco to analyse the attitudes of employees so that onthe basis of it they can delegates the roles and duties to workers. Charles Handy discuss theculture on the basis of power, role and task. Influence of culture in Tesco is described as below:Power culture: In an organisation power is held by only few persons in the company. ,power is vested in the hands of top authority managers and they take decisions. They instructteam members and according to their guidance persons have to perform. If power culture hasfollowed in Tesco, than workers feel that company does not giving importance to the suggestionsand ideas of staffs than employees cannot perform effectively. It can affected the productivity ofcorporation (Wickramasinghe and Perera, 2014).Role culture:Under this culture, roles of workers are predefined by the manager oforganisation so employees know how they have to perform. If manager of Tesco, decides theroles on the basis of abilities of workers than they know how to perform and achieve theorganisational objectives and goal.Task culture:Under this culture, tasks are given by manager to the employees toaddress a specific problem. If manager of Tesco, delegates the task to different employees on thebasis of skills, knowledge and abilities than they perform as per the requirement of company.As
a result performance can be enhanced and targets can be accomplish by the team members. Ithelps an organisation to achieve growth and success.Tesco is following power culture in its company because its manager has power to takedecision and it does involves the employees in decision making process. It takes all decisions inthe orhanisation.French and Raven's gives the power theory and on the basis of it, there are various typesof power which can influence the organisational behaviour. These powers are described asbelow:Legitimate power:Under this, power is vested in the hands of manager and it comesfrom its designation which is decided by the company. If power is vested in the hands ofmanager of Tesco than employees have to perform their duties by following the instructions ofmanagement. As a result work can be accomplish as per the requirement of company which helpthe company to achieve organisational goal.Coercive power:In coercive power management force the employees to work and thispower shows the ability to influence the workers. If manager of Tesco insist their staffs toperform and accomplish the targets than they feel pressure at work place as a result performanceand productivity of workers can hamper. It can affect the organisation also because it can notachieve its goals and objectives.Reward power:It is essential for an organisation to provide rewards to their employeesso that they feel motivated. If Tesco gives reward to its workers than they perform as per therequirement of company and accomplish the targets of it. It encourage the staffs to work betterand they put their maximum efforts to achieve the organisational goal. Rewards can be the formsof monetary and non monetary incentives (Warmerdam and Banks, 2015).Expert power:This power is derives from the ability, skill and knowledge of a personand through these qualities individual can influence the employees. If Tesco, manager hasexcellent problem solving skills which help the company to find out solutions of criticalproblems. Through this workers has influenced and they also try to resolve the complexsituations which arises in their work. As a result efficiency can be enhanced which help theorganisation to achieve its goals and objectives.Chanlat theory related to organisational behaviour:
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