Assignment Theories of Organizational Behavior

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ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOURTable of Content
Theories of Organisational behaviour.............................................................................................3Organisational Problems..................................................................................................................5Critical Evaluation...........................................................................................................................7
Theories of Organisational behaviourAn organisation builds up on different tasks which require different skills and aptitude and thishas a connection to personality. Organisation gives importance to personality when recruitingindividuals for a particular kind of job. It is the primary requirement because it affects the workculture. An organisation has employees of variant background where they have to interact andwork together. Hence, as a recruiter of an organisation or business it is important to find the rightperson with the right skill required for the particular job. This will increase the efficiency of theworker, make him more specialised for that particular job and help the organisation fetch a lumpsum of profit. Personality is the behavioural aspect of the person which measures the way aperson is able to respond to situations which determines the success and the efficiency of theperson (Avotaet al. 2015, p.132). As stated by (Woodet al. 2016, p.307), the interview, apersonality test is conducted by which the recruiter is able to understand how a person is able tohandle when a difficult situation is placed before him. An organisation not only depends on thework done, but also on the ability to manage a whole team and deal with all unforeseen situationswhich are likely to arise. While recruiting an employer looks for professionalism, energy,confidence and the ability to manage situation. Personality encourages less autocratic behaviourin decision making and more of teamwork. Choosing the right person based on his personalitymakes the employee more experienced with the job because he has got what he is best at. He willlove his job and make his stay with the organisation for a longer period of time, thus reducing theturnover rates. Personality is significant because it makes the employer get an idea about thenature of the person, as a result it reduces miscommunication, and the employer s able tounderstand the needs of the employee and keep him contend (Rhoden, 2016, p.65).One of the theories of Organisational behaviour is Max Weber’s theory of Management which isstill the central feature of any organisation. According to his theory, any bureaucratic society ischaracterised by strict rules and authority which improves the efficiency of an organisation. Hebelieved this is the most rational structure. An organisation needs a capable leader based on skillsand technicality. Some of the principles of the theory can be applied in determining anyorganisational behaviour. These features include hierarchical structures, with rules andregulations, specialisation of work, equality, recruitment based on talent, and systemic filling. Inother words, is any organisational setting there is centralisation of power in decision making and
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