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Fahad Umar Abstract: The paper contains a detail analysis of organizational behavior discussing issues facing cutting age organizations on leadership behavior, organizational effectiveness, organizational structures and human resource management. The paper further analyzed the structure and culture of Coca-Cola Company with emphasis on issues relating to ricks and uncertainties in the company’s decision making. Recommendations are laid based on the study to address the company’s issues and align decision-making with the company’s structure. 08 Fall Organizational Behavior S t r a tf o r d C o l l a g e O f B u s i n e s s a n d M a n a g e m e n t U K
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Organizational Behaviour Table of Contents Introduction .......................................................................................................................... 2 Abstracts .............................................................................................................................. 2 The Great Man Theories .................................................................................................... 3 The Trait Theories ............................................................................................................... 3 The Contingency Theories ................................................................................................. 3 The Situational Theories .................................................................................................... 4 The Behavioural Theories ................................................................................................. 4 The Management Theories ................................................................................................ 4 The impact of managerial style on organisational effectiveness ................................ 5 Motivational theory ............................................................................................................ 5 The Theories of Job Satisfaction ...................................................................................... 6 Motivational theory and implications ............................................................................. 7 Theories relating to work relationships and interactions ........................................... 8 The simple structure ........................................................................................................... 8 The bureaucracy structure ................................................................................................ 9 The Matrix Structure ....................................................................................................... 10 The importance of organisational culture theory in developing organisational effectiveness ........................................................................................................................ 10 Analysis of how organisation can facilitate innovation and creativity. ................. 12 The importance of learning in an organisation .......................................................... 14 Effectiveness of teamwork .............................................................................................. 15 Team development. ........................................................................................................... 15 Effect of management change in an organisation ...................................................... 16 The culture and structure of Coca-Cola Company ................................................... 17 Approaches to organisational decision-making .......................................................... 20 Management approach to risks and uncertainty decision-making ........................ 20 Organisational decision in Coca-Cola Company ....................................................... 22 Conclusion and recommendations ................................................................................ 22 Reference ............................................................................................................................ 23 2
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ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR 3 Introduction According to Fombrun (1984) Leadership can simply be defined as a complex process of leading people toward attaining some certain predefines goals and objectives. Throughout human history people had always being strive for leadership position. During the twentieth century, people became more interested in leadership position. In the early beginning, leadership theories were based on qualities that differentiate leaders from followers while successive theories were based on variables, which include skills level and situational factors. These theories are classified into eight different categories some of which will be evaluated. The Great Man Theories The phrase ‘Great Man’ is being used during the time when leadership position can only be attain by male especially military leaders. This theory believes that leaders are born with their internal required leading qualities not created, qualities includes charisma, intelligence, skills, confidence etc. The theory also assumes that those qualities can be inherit which is why a people use the common phrase “born to lead” signifying that leaders are born not made. Great Man theories usually portray leaders as mythic and heroic. However, the theory also believes leaders are destined to rise
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