LO 1 Influence of culture, politics and power over individual, team behaviour

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Organisational Behaviour
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1LO 1.................................................................................................................................................1Influence of culture, politics and power over individual, team behaviour and performance......1LO 2.................................................................................................................................................6Content and process theories of motivation and the way motivational techniques enablesachievement of goals in Unilever................................................................................................6LO 3.................................................................................................................................................9Effective team that opposed to an ineffective team....................................................................9LO 4...............................................................................................................................................11Application of concepts and philosophies of organisational behaviour within organisationalcontext and given business situation.........................................................................................11CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................12REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTIONOrganisation Behaviour is basically the study of performance of individual working inthe company and different groups working together based on different activities set by theorganisations(Wood And et.al., 2016). Present study is based on the company Unilever that is aBritish Dutch transnational consumer goods company having its headquarter in London, UK.Company was founded in the year 1929 by William Lever and presently there are 155,000working employees. Report will analyse organisational culture, politics and power and itsinfluence over individual and team behaviour and performance. Further report will evaluatecontent and process theories of motivation and the way motivational techniques enable effectiveachievement of goals in Unilever. Report will also explain about effective team as opposed to anineffective team with the help of group development theories. At the end report will applydifferent concepts and philosophies of organisational behaviour in Unilever.LO 1Influence of culture, politics and power over individual, team behaviour and performanceOrganisational culture:-According toElsmore (2017)Organisational culture is basically psychology, attitudes,experiences, cultural and personal beliefs of an organisation. It is collection of different valuesand norms that people in an organisation share among themselves and this helps in controllingthe way they have interaction with each others as well as with the stakeholders that are outsidethe firm.According to Handy's Model of organisational culture there are different culture in anorganisation and have influence on the individual, team behaviour and performance in followingways:-Figure:- 11
Power Culture:- In Unilever there are some individual people who are able to influenceothers working in the firm due to their high pace like different leaders of Unilever. Theyset some rules and regulations in the power culture that other working employees have tofollow. This type of culture is having great influence on the individual employees that areworking in Unilever, as they work according to the rules and regulations set by theseleaders in power. This culture is alsoimpacting decision making of the team as it helps inincreasing the capability of the team to solve the conflicts. For the same team follow therules and regulations that leaders have set and this results in overall improvement in theperformance of the team as coordination is their. In contradiction to this, power culture ishaving a problem related to size as it is quite difficult for Unilever to link so many2Illustration1: Handy's Model of organisational culture
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