Organizational Behavior Problem

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ASSIGNMENT QUESTION
1. Describe motivational tools and techniques used in the organisation and analyse how effective these tools and techniques are in supporting employee performance; 2. Describe its organisational structure, analyse to what extent this structure is supportive of organisational goals

INTRODUCTION
The main purpose of essay is to describe the different motivational tools and techniques and the organisational structure used by my organisation. The opening session of essay explains the relevant aspects of my organisation related to the industry, location and size. The first part of the essay introduces the concept of motivation and the different theories needed to support employee performance and then analysing my organisation with the help of these theories. The second part deals with the analysing the organisational structure using the Matrix structure and the support of this in achieving the organisational goals. A JOURNEY THROUGH MY ORGANISATION

Al-Tayer Stocks is a limited Liability Company established in 1998 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) as a partnership venture with a 51% shareholding by the Al-Tayer Group of Dubai and 49% by South African construction company Stefannuti Stocks. The company has focused on interior contracting works, and has established a reputation with its Clients as a reliable partner who can deliver work on time and to a high standard quality. The company employs approximately 600 employees. We at Al-Tayer Stocks are committed to working in partnership with the Clients to develop optimum solutions. The vast knowledge, experience and resources enable us to operate on a comprehensive range of projects, whether it is a simple office or shop fit-out, or an entire package including civil works and MEP services. There is an experienced team who are actively involved in every aspect of the project from design to handover. They identify and solve problems along with the Client or Consultant, produce AutoCAD shop drawings, source and obtain samples of materials, co-ordinate MEP services, and manages the entire range of activities including planning, scheduling, budgeting and all the other aspects concerned with execution from the start to the final end of the project We have a core team of experienced workforce, and carry out our own concrete works, blockwork, screeding and plastering, wall and floor tiling, carpentry and ironmongery. We work with a selected range of sub-contractors for specialized work such as Ceilings and partitions, glazing, flooring, specialized joinery and painting. We started implementing our Quality Management System (QMS) in 2008 and proudly attained the ISO 9001 certificate in October 2009. The Company has Trade Licenses to operate anywhere in the U.A.E. for interior fit-out, and building construction for Ground + 1. MOTIVATIONAL TOOLS & TECHNIQUES

Motivation is one of the important tools used by organisation to achieve its goals. An organisation is dependent on human activities and motivation acts as a driving force for each individual which influences their behaviour and performance at work. This in turn is dependent on many variables such as needs and expectations at work. Motivation can be defined as a state that arises in a process which can be internal and external to the individual perceiving to pursue an appropriate set of action to achieve specified results and pursuing those outcomes with a greater degree of determination and energy (Rollinson, 2008: 196) The needs and expectations at work can be categorised in a number of ways which is dependent on rewards namely, Extrinsic, Intrinsic and Social rewards (Rollinson, 2008: 199). Extrinsic rewards are related to tangible benefits determined at the organisational level such as salary, security, the work environment, promotion and conditions at work. Intrinsic Rewards are related to psychological needs usually determined by the behaviour of individual mangers such as...
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