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Research Study On Organizational Behavior|City College|Enterprise Car

   

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Table of ContentsIntroduction..........................................................................................................................................3Task 1....................................................................................................................................................3a) Compare and contrast different organizational structure and culture for two different organizations (1.1)...........................................................................................................................3b) Explain the relationship between an organization's structure and culture and its effects on organization's performance (1.2).....................................................................................................5c) Explain the various factors that might influence the way individuals behave at workplace (1.3).........................................................................................................................................................5Task 2....................................................................................................................................................7a) Compare the effectiveness of different leadership styles and evaluate the impact of styles on organizations (2.1)...........................................................................................................................7b) Explain how organizational theory is linked to the style of management which is most likely to be practiced in both the organizations (2.2).................................................................................7c) Evaluate different approaches to management and leadership theories (2.3)..............................8d) Discuss the impact that leadership styles are likely to have on the behavior of staff members atboth the organizations (3.1).............................................................................................................8e) Compare the application of the different motivational theories which both the organizations have adopted. Evaluate the impacts of such theories (3.2)..............................................................9f) Evaluate how the management of both City College and Enterprise's workforce could apply these theories in practice and explain the benefits also (3.3)...........................................................9g) Explain the nature of groups and group behavior within the workforce of City College and Enterprise Car Rent (4.1)...............................................................................................................10h) Identify the factors that could make a team effective and also those factors that may impede the success and effectiveness of a team (4.2)................................................................................10i) Explain the impact of technology on the performance of both the organizations (4.3).............11Conclusion..........................................................................................................................................11References .........................................................................................................................................122

Illustration IndexIllustration 1: Edgar Schein model of organizational culture...............................................................63

INTRODUCTIONOrganizational behavior is the field of research where in managers and leaders cancomprehend the behavior and attitude of employees in different situations. The present researchstudy has been made on City College and Enterprise Car Rental. By considering both theorganizations, the concept of organizational behavior has been discussed. Further, researcher hasalso discussed different leadership and motivational styles which both the cited organizations haveadopted for the purpose of managing organizational aspects. Along with this discussion, researcherhas also discussed the nature of group and group behavior in the enterprise. There are severalfactors that make team functioning effective; thus a few factors are discussed in the subsequentresearch report. TASK 1a) Compare and contrast different organizational structure and culture for two different organizations (1.1)Organizational structure is considered as the way through which leaders and managers ofCity College and Enterprise Car Rental can delegate the duties and responsibilities to all concernedemployees and the same concept also defines the chain of communication with top management.On the other hand, organizational culture is termed as the morals, philosophies and values whichCity College and Enterprise Car Rental have to consider while managing different organizationalaspects (Eisele and et.al., 2013). Cultural values and norms can change the environment aspects inboth the organizations and it can also change the way by which people interact with each other. Tallorganizational structure is followed at the time when the chain of hierarchies is more. Managementlevels increases since the organization grows and prevailing structure allows the managers tofacilitate controlling on other's actions. The subsequent structure provides clear scenario ofmanaging things; however challenges begin when the structure gets too tall. On the contrary, Flat organizational structure have fewer management levels and each levelhas different controlling broad area (Greenberg, 2003). Further, the structure also focuses onempowering employees rather than adhering to the chain of command. In long chain of command,employees have to follow all the people who are concerned with the work process. The subsequentstructure is similar to centralized structure wherein top management has the authority to delegateduties and responsibilities to others. Other one is the short chain of command in which people ofCity College has to follow fewer regulations because of flexibility in organizational aspects.Enterprise Car Rent has been following narrow breadth of control where in top management havefewer powers to facilitate controlling aspects on acts of employees. 4

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