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Structural Organizational Behavior at CIA Julian D Wynnyckyj MPA 5005 Dr. Allen March 8th, 2010 South University
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Structural Organizational Behavior at CIA Abstract The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA is a unique organization that produces a finished product of analysis for the Intelligence Community and gives the President the Daily Intelligence Report. These duties require an organization that is nimble and sophisticated in terms of how it motivates its employees to secure the daily mission.
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Structural Organizational Behavior at CIA CIA Organizational Model The roots of the organization lie with the Office of Special Services (OSS) led by General William Donovan during World War II. The CIA mission is to provide national security intelligence to senior US policymakers and in particular to the President of the United States (POTUS). The National Security Act of 1947 on July 26 formally created Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). CIA considers itself to be the first line of defense against threats to the United States and its interests. CIA is structured to collect and analyze intelligence gathered by human, electronic and signal intelligence. CIA is a federal agency that in its initial mission statement was created to report to the National Security Council (NSC) and the President of the United States (POTUS). CIA has a multifaceted and diverse workforce with the ability to identify the structure of the organization; the particular tasks and how they are divided, grouped and coordinated must be considered by the department (Directorates). The Four Organizational Behavior (OB) models that can be applied to CIA are the Autocratic, Custodial, Supportive and Collegial Models. The Autocratic Model The basis for this model is power with a managerial orientation of authority. The employees are oriented towards obedience and dependence on the leader of the organization. The performance result is minimal. The Custodial Model The basis of this model is economic resources with a managerial orientation of money. The employees in turn are oriented towards security and benefits and dependence on the organization. The performance result is passive cooperation.
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Structural Organizational Behavior at CIA The Supportive Model The basis of this model is leadership with a managerial orientation of support. The employees in turn are oriented towards job performance and participation. The performance result is
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