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Organisations and Behaviour (Unit 3)

BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business

Edexcel
QCF-4
Nelson College

September/October 2012

Hamza Said

Introduction

1.1: Compare and contrast different organisational structures and culture.

What is Organizational Culture?

The values and behaviours that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of an organization. Organizational culture includes an organization's expectations, experiences, philosophy, and values that hold it together, and is expressed in its self-image, inner workings, interactions with the outside world, and future expectations. It is based on shared attitudes, beliefs, customs, and written and unwritten rules that have been developed over time and are considered valid.

Read more: http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/organizational-culture.html#ixzz2KLOPSmlM

1.2: Based on the scenario given, explain how the relationship between an organisation’s structure and culture can impact on the performance of the business.

1.3: Discuss the factors which influence individual behaviour at work

2.1: Compare the effectiveness of the different leadership styles in two or more organisations of your choice.

2.2: Explain how organisational theory underpins the practice of management.

2.3: Using an organisation of your choice, evaluate the different approaches to management.

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

3.2: Compare the application of different motivational theories within an organisation of your choice.

3.3: Evaluate the usefulness of a motivation theory for managers.

4.1: Explain the nature of groups and group behaviour within an organisation of your choice.

4.2: Discuss factors that may promote or inhibit the development of effective teamwork in organisations.

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