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Organisational Behaviour Assignment Solved : 4com plc

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Organisational Behaviour
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3P1 Effect of organisational behaviour on organisational culture, power and political behaviourof managers................................................................................................................................3TASK 2............................................................................................................................................7P2 Evaluation of content and process theory of motivation and motivational techniques........7TASK 3............................................................................................................................................8P3 Explain what makes an effective team as opposed to an ineffective team............................8TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................10P4 Concepts and philosophies of organisational behaviour......................................................10CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................12REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTIONOrganisational behaviour is a study which understands, predicts and control the humanbehaviour within the firms. In addition to this, It is a study of workplace and behaviour of theindividuals who are working in it. If employees will performs their duty in an efficient manner itwill leads the firm towards growth and success. Therefore, it can be said that sustainability andbrand image of organisation is depends on the better efforts of employees. It also provideguidance to the managers of firm that how to manage and retain the workforce of the firm for alonger period of time. The chosen organisation for this report is 4com plc which is atelecommunication company along with based in UK. This assignment will discuss about theimpact of culture, politics and power on the behaviour and performance of team and individualswithin the association. Motivational theories, kinds of team and concepts of Organisationalbehaviour will also covered in this assignment.TASK 1P1 Effect of organisational behaviour on organisational culture, power and political behaviour ofmanagersCulture, power and politics are those factors that can influences the performance of teamor individuals in positive or negative manner. These elements can also impact the growth andsuccess of the organisation in adverse or favourable manner.Power- Power is defined as the capabilities of a group of persons for encouraging the othergroup of staff members (Nathanael, 2016). Kinds of power are given as under:Coercive power: Under this, Managers and leaders forces their staff members foraccomplish the task in an allotted time frame. In the context of 4com plc, Their managers havesuch kind of power but they can't used it in the workplace because it adversely impact on theperformance of employees (Atherton, 2015).Reward power: This type of power is uses for encouraging or boosting the motivationlevel of staff members so that better contributions can be taken by them for achievement oforganisational goals. In 4complc, HR managers have such power in which they have to providereward to staff members so that their working capacity will be enhanced and they will bemotivated towards organisational goals.
Legitimate power: This power is granted to those persons who have ability and skillsaccording to position in the firm. Such type of power is hold by the CEO and BOD of 4complcthrough which they control and authorise the employees in better manner.Referent power:This power is given to the persons who have ability and skills to impactthe working behaviour of other staff members within the firm. In the context of 4complc, thispower or authority is given to the leaders for enhancing the confidence level of the employees sothat assigned task will be completed within the given time frame.Expert power: This power is not given to a specific person whereas, it is achievedthrough making a long time experience in a particular field. With the context of 4com plc, HRmanager have such power because they are providing their services within the firm from a longtime period.Informational power– These power are referred to those persons who understands theirresponsibilities and liabilities towards association and having more abilities to access theprecious or valuable informations of firm. This power is associated with the BOD and CEO of4com plc who maintains the important informations in an effective manner (Viljoen, 2015).Politicking and its impact on behaviour and performance of team–This is a set of activitieswhich are related with governance of a specific firm or work-culture (Suciu, 2013). It can alsoimpact negatively on the performance of other individuals who are not engaging inorganisational politicking because if the level of organisational politics will be higher then it willinfluences on the working behaviour and performance of the team and individuals.Chanlat's characteristics of political behaviour -Organisational politics can be definedas the utilisation of ability and social networking in a firm to make desirable changes that will bebeneficial for the firm and individuals who are working in it. Chanlat categorise thecharacteristics of employees of an organisation in three kinds such as personal, structural anddecisional. In personal, Staff members have duty to perform their assigned task with utilisingtheir political characteristics so that task will be accomplish in a systematic manner. In structural,it provides assistance to managers of a firm to formulate an effective structure at the workplaceso in the situations of conflicts and issues better decisions will be taken for resolving it. Whereas,in decisional, it is an obligation upon the HR manager to take effective decisions while recruitingprocess is going on so that right candidates will be selected which will be helpful in increasingproductivity and profitability of organisation.
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