Organisational Behaviour of A David & Co. Limited

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1P1 Analyse how an organisation’s culture, politics and power influence individual and teambehaviour and performance.........................................................................................................1TASK 2............................................................................................................................................4P2 Evaluate how content and process theories of motivation and motivational techniquesenable effective achievement of goals in an organisational context...........................................4TASK 3............................................................................................................................................5P3 Explain what makes an effective team as opposed to an ineffective team............................5TASK 4............................................................................................................................................7P4 Apply concepts and philosophies of organisational behaviour within an organisationalcontext and a given business situation........................................................................................7CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................8REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................10
INTRODUCTIONOrganisational behaviour is characterised as the study of way in which people interact orcommunicate with others. In organisations, managers and leaders are require to assessemployee's behaviour and assign them roles or duties according to their capabilities and skills(Ashkanasy, Becker and Waldman, 2014). This assists in improving productivity as well asperformance of workforce individually and in teams. In the present assignment, chosenorganisation is A David & Co. Limited which deals in food and beverage products and offersfresh foods including seasonal vegetables, fruits and bread at wholesale prices. This assignmentcovers impact of politics, power and culture on organisational behaviour and performance. Apartfrom this, content and process theories of motivation and factors includes in making effectiveteam are defined. At last, different philosophies and concepts of organisational behaviour isdiscussed in this project.TASK 1P1 Analyse how an organisation’s culture, politics and power influence individual and teambehaviour and performanceOrganisational Culturerefers to the underlying values, beliefs, assumptions andinteracting ways that contributes to psychological and social environment of company. Cultureof a firm directly impacts on behaviour and performance of employees, so it is very essential formanager of A David & Co. Limited to ensure that strong culture is exist within organisation. Fordetermining distinct types of culture, Handy's culture typology is followed by firm which isdefined below:Handy's culture typology:Handy's culture typology model is propounded by Charles Handy and it depicts 4different types of culture which influence organisational behaviour(Demir, 2011). Thesecultures are discussed below:Power culture:This culture states that power is concentrated in few hands whoseinfluence spreads in the entire organisation. Only those people who has power is authorize totake all the decisions regarding operations and activities of company. Existence of this culturewithin A David & Co. Limited may demotivate other employees which directly impacts on theirbehaviour and performance.1
Role culture:Under this culture, rules and regulations are strictly followed within firm.In each business enterprise, each individual know their duties and are extremely controlled.Power is recognized by individual's position in role culture. Existence of role culture in A David& Co. Limited helps manager in delegating responsibilities as per the skills of individual. Thisenables employees in performing their duties well which ultimately results in improvedbehaviour and performance(DiPaola and Tschannen-Moran, 2014).Task culture:In this culture, teams are created to attain specific targets and resolvecritical issues. Under this, people with similar specialization and interest come together todevelop a team. This enables team members of A David & Co. Limited to contribute equally inattaining predefined goals and objectives of firm in innovative way. Team working improvesmotivation level of manpower which ultimately helps in improving their behaviour andperformance within firm.Person culture:In this culture, people feels themselves as superior than firm. They aremore concerned about themselves instead of organisation. Existence of this culture within ADavid & Co. Limited highly influence behaviour and performance of employees as they justwork for the sake of money and are not committed towards their responsibilities.From the above mentioned cultures, task culture is followed by manager of A David &Co. Limited. In this, manager form team of people with similar skills and interests which helpsthem in performing their roles effectively. All the members work with each other in propercoordination which helps in improving behaviour as well as performance of team members.Organisational Power:Power is recognized as the ability of individual to influence activities or behaviour ofother persons due to identified competencies, specialized knowledge or talents. French andRaven's power types is used by manager of A David & Co. Limited to determine impact ofpower within firm(Gelfand and et. al., 2012).French and Raven's power types:This model is propounded by John R.P. French and Bertram H. Raven in year 1959 inwhich they divide power in five separate forms which are defined below:Legitimate power:This power flows from job title of individual in hierarchy in whichtheir position provides them power. Punishing and rewarding workforce can be seen as lawful2
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