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Influence of Culture, Power, and Politics on Team Behavior

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This study analyzes the influence of culture, power, and politics on team behavior in the context of Unilever. It also discusses motivational theories and techniques to improve team performance.

Influence of Culture, Power, and Politics on Team Behavior

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ORGANIZATIONAL
BEHAVIOR
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Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1
LO1..................................................................................................................................................1
P1 – Influence of culture power and politics on the behaviour of team.....................................1
LO2..................................................................................................................................................4
P2 – Theories of motivation and motivational techniques..........................................................4
LO3..................................................................................................................................................6
P3 – Factors of effective team ....................................................................................................6
LO4..................................................................................................................................................8
P4 – Concepts and philosophies of organizational behaviour....................................................8
CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................10
REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................11
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INTRODUCTION
Organization behavior is the process of making people positive and influencing their
behavior in positive manner. The study of management operation with Intelligence and impact
on individual human behavior in organization. Here analyses human behavior in workplace and
observes its result on job structure, human presentation, interaction, inspiration and leadership
etc. organizational behavior supports manager to create work standard atmosphere. It also
creates motivational environment in workplace for employee's. present study is based on
Unilever. Unilever is a multinational company which is also known as transnational consumer
goods organization. It is British organization and headquarter in London and UK. It supplies
domestic goods like food, beverage, cleaning agent, beauty products and personal care product.
In Europe Unilever comes in seventh position. This is most valuable in India also famous as
Hindustan Unilever company (UNILEVER COMPANY PROFILE, 2019). This report discusses
the cultural, political and power of behavior and analyses its influences on team behavior.
Present report also discusses motivational theory to motivate individuals and team so that
accomplish company's goal. Evaluate theories impact on organization. In organizational context
will cover development theories which supports development of dynamic cooperation.
LO1
P1 – Influence of culture power and politics on the behaviour of team
Unilever is a company which was formed in UK and company wants to improve the
performance of the employees and also change the behavior of the employees as well. Culture
and politics are the major aspects which impact on overall behavior of employees and affect
overall working of organization. These factors are influencing employees of company and their
behaviour. Culture, power and organizational politics models are described below (Zhijie, and
et.al., 2019.).
Culture model
Culture model of Hofstede consists of the beliefs and the practices which are practiced in
the company. Company culture and behavior of employees is affected by the culture model. The
culture model of Hofstede consists of the power distance, masculinity vs femininity,
individualism, uncertainty avoidance index and long term orientation. In power distance the
power is distributed equally to all the employees and the employees also have equal benefits and
rights too. Through these factors the employees of the company are working efficiently because
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they are not dependent on anyone for the decisions. Employees of the company have equal rights
and the equal treatment for employees through which employees of company are gaining the
confidence to work better and these employees also feel motivated to better.
Masculinity and femininity consists of the differences between the employees on the
basis of gender. There are various companies where male employees are dominating on the
female employees and these factors in affecting the performance of female employees.
Individualism is the independence to the employees which would give them power to take the
decisions independently and collectivism states that the team member of the projects must be
united and work for the company. Team work are promoted and the company is completely
relied on the team performance. Individual employees are coming up with the innovative ideas
which are not encouraged in the team work and the employees fell demotivated. Through
uncertainty avoidance index, employee’s tolerance level in comfortable situation is tested and in
the uncomfortable situation is also tested as well. Company must try to focus on forming long
term relations with employees which would improve culture of organization (Shirono and Cox
2018). Unilever is required to understand culture of country and people those who live there.
Accordingly, it has to create organizational culture there. This helps in making people positive
and influencing behavior of workers. Unilever always emphases on power distance and
individualism approach. All the people are given rights and they can make their decision by own.
This helps in making them positive and creating positive image in their mind.
Power model
Unilever company is implementing the power model of handy which influences the
employees of organization. Handy has made the power culture with rules and the regulations for
the company and employees as well. It controls the organization from the centre, which states
that all the decisions of the company are controlled form the centre. Some employers are judging
performance and work of the employees by their achievements and not though the quality of the
work done. In power culture the powers are given to the few people which are working in the
company. The culture consists of the rules and the regulations for all the employees and
employers as well. The culture is influencing on the decision-making process which have the
power of swift decision-making. Through the power of swift decision-making the company
would not be able to analyse the impacts of the decisions in the growth of the company. Unilever
company is selling the consumer products and the company performance is affected by the
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