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Organisations and

Behaviour

Name:

Jaber Ahmed

Date:

July 2015

Unit code: H/601/0551


Tutor:
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Contents
Introduction......................................................................................................................................4
P1.1 Compare and contrast different organisational structures and culture....................................5
P1.2 Explain how the relationship between an organisations structure and culture can impact on
the performance of the business......................................................................................................6
P1.3 Discuss the factors which influence individual behaviour at work.........................................6
P2.1 Compare the effectiveness of different leadership styles in different organisations...............7
P2.2 Explain how organisational theory underpins the practice of management............................7
P2.3 Evaluate the different approaches to management used by different organisations................8
P3.1 Discuss the impact that different leadership styles may have on motivation in organisations
in periods of change.........................................................................................................................8
P3.2 Compare the application of different motivational theories within the workplace.................8
P3.3 Evaluate the usefulness of a motivation theory for managers.................................................9
P4.1 Explain the nature of groups and group behaviour within organisations................................9
P4.2 Discuss factors that may promote or inhibit the development of effective teamwork in
organisations....................................................................................................................................9
P4.3 Evaluate the impact of technology on team functioning within a given organisation..........10

Introduction
An organizational behaviour essay analyses and discusses the element of human behaviour
within a company. These essays have a very social aspect to them and are very much for people
who enjoy studying personalities and various human responses to certain situations. Business
owners and corporate managers have long known about the importance of getting their employee
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relationships right in order to turn high profits. Therefore this study is of utmost importance to
any industrys bottom line.

P1.1 Compare and contrast different organisational structures and culture.

P1.2 Explain how the relationship between an organisations structure and culture
can impact on the performance of the business.

M1. How the organisations structure impacts the performance of Zara.


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P1.3 Discuss the factors which influence individual behaviour at work.

P2.1 Compare the effectiveness of different leadership styles in different


organisations.
You should give example to justify your answer (M2)

P2.2 Explain how organisational theory underpins the practice of management.

P2.3 Evaluate the different approaches to management used by different


organisations.

P3.1 Discuss the impact that different leadership styles may have on motivation in
organisations in periods of change

P3.2 Compare the application of different motivational theories within the


workplace.

Summarize criticisms of all the mentioned theories (M3)

P3.3 Evaluate the usefulness of a motivation theory for managers.

P4.1 Explain the nature of groups and group behaviour within organisations.

P4.2 Discuss factors that may promote or inhibit the development of effective
teamwork in organisations.

Evaluate the factors that promote the development of effective

teamwork of Zara and derive

a valid and rational conclusion. (D1)

P4.3 Evaluate the impact of technology on team functioning within a given


organisation.

Draw an assessment of the technology supported team functioning at Zara (D2).

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