Organisational Behaviour Assignment - David and company limited

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3P1 Influence of organisation's politics, culture and power on team and individual performance.....................................................................................................................................................3TASK 2............................................................................................................................................6P2: How Content & Process theories of motivation helps in achieving organisational goals....6TASK 3............................................................................................................................................7P3 State what makes a team more effective as opposed to an ineffective team.........................7TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................10P4 Applying Concepts and Philosophies of Organisational Behaviour...................................10CONLCUSION..............................................................................................................................12REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTIONOrganisational behaviour is defined as a field of study in which managers understand,predict and influence of the activities of individuals who are working in firm. In addition to this,it is a study of individual's performance within the firm. It is an environment in which theemployees perform their duties. This assignment is based onA David & Co Limitedwhich isdealing in food and beverages items. This report will discuss about influence of culture powerand politics on behaviour of individuals. Different type of motivational theories which are usedby the firm for motivating the employees along with team development theories will also coversin this assignment. Path goal theory and its influence on behaviour of employees and differentkind of barriers which provide difficulties to the employees for performing the task in effectivemanner will be also discussed in this report.TASK 1P1 Influence of organisation's politics, culture and power on team and individual performancePower, politics and culture play an essential role within the firm. In every firm, politicsinfluences positively and negatively on the working behaviour of employees. On the other hand,power is a capability of an individual who can affect the working performance of otherindividuals. For using power in a systematic manner, managers of firm have to provide right wayto their employees so that the desired goals of organisation can be achieved within the giventime period (Zhu, 2015). Managers have to take various decisions for increasing the productivityof company such as delegating the roles and responsibilities to the employees, providing rewardsto best performer etc. As the A David & Co Limited has an effective team of managers so thatthey can implement all these factors in effective manner through which the performance ofemployees can be increased.PowerIt is an ability of a person who can influence others for performing an action ora particular task. Various kind of power which can be used by the managers of cited firm aregiven as under:Coercive power: In this kind of power, managers forced their employees for completingthe task. A David & Co Limited can't implement this power in their workplace because it willinfluence performance and productivity of the employees negatively. It also increases
demotivation and dissatisfaction among employees which will be harmful for the brand image offirm.Reward power:This is a power which is used by the manager for enhancing themotivation of employees for taking better contribution from them.In the case ofA David & CoLimited, their HR managerhasto provide rewards to their employees in terms of financially andnon financially. With the help of this, they will increase the loyalty among employees.Legitimate power:This power is situated with the position which is given to a personby its superiors, when it loses its position then the power will be disappears. Board of directorsand CEO of cited firm has such kind of power which is given to them for controlling andregulating the whole operational activities of firm.Referent power: This is defined as personal power of the managers. In the context ofADavid & Co Limited,the HR manager should use this kind of power and provide it to theleaders, so that, the maximum productivity can be achieved within a short period of time.Expert power: This power is gained by a person through taking a long time experienceof a particular field within the firm. In the case ofA David & Co Limited ,HR managers havesuch type of power because they are working in the firm from a long time period. So that, theycan use this for handling different kind of conflicts and issues which are arises in the workplace(Shi, 2013).Informational power– This kind of power is given to the employees who support thefirm and perform their roles and responsibilities in a systematic manner. Furthermore, this poweris given to those who have ability to access and secure the important informations of the firm. Inthe context of cited firm, HR manager and directors have such kind of power.From all the above discussed kind of power, the managers of cited firm have to adoptreward power through which the dedication level of the employees towards the firm will beincreased and they perform their task in efficient manner. The influence of power on theperformance of employees and teams is defined as underImpact of power on the individual and team performanceBaseTeam performanceIndividual performancePowerWhen power is given to thoseemployee whois notsupportive in nature then teamWhen the power is allotted towrong persons who has noability to handle the functions
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