Organisations Behaviour

|Assignment Title:Analysing Organisation Behaviour This assignment assesses your understanding of behaviour in organisations. Students are expected to demonstrate the knowledge and practical methods they have acquired regarding organisation behaviour, structure and culture, and explore issues among other things of motivation, communication, leadership, decision? making, power and organisational change. Your answers should reflect both a foundation of theory and an ability to apply the concepts in practice in the work environment.

TAKE ANY ONE (1) ORGANISATION WITH WHICH YOU ARE FAMILIAR and consider the behaviour of individuals and groups within that organisation. When required by the question, you should compare that organisation with other organisations, which may be competitors in the same industry, or others you know or have learned about. You should carefully set out and address each of the Tasks set out below. If you do this you will have met all the Assessment Criteria and so provided evidence that you have achieved each of the four (4) Learning Outcomes for this Unit.

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Task 1: Management and Leadership 1. 1 Compare the effectiveness of different leadership styles in different organisations. 1. 2 Explain how organisational theory underpins the practice of management. 1. 3 Evaluate the different approaches to management used by different organisations. Task 2: Structure and Culture 2. 1 Compare and contrast different organisational structures and culture. 2. 2 Explain how the relationship between an organisation’s structure and culture can impact on the performance of the business. 3. Discuss the factors which influence individual behaviour at work.

Task 3: Using Theories of Motivation 1. Discuss the impact that different leadership styles may have on motivation in organisations in periods of change. 2. Compares the application of different motivational theories within the workplace. 3. Evaluate the usefulness of a motivation theory for managers. Task 4: Developing Teamwork 4. 1 Explain the nature of groups and group behaviour within organisations. 4. 2 Discuss factors that may promote or inhibit the development of effective teamwork in organisations. 4. 3 Evaluate the impact of technology on team functioning within a given organisation.