Ajay_Maheshwari_590_Module_6_Mar12

Ajay_Maheshwari_590_Module_6_Mar12 - Module61

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Module 6      1 Module6: Organizational Environments
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Module 6      2 Abstract Response   to   the   first   question   discusses   importance   of   interorganizational  relationships   to   organizational   environment   as   they   provide   the   possibility   for   firm  innovation and enhancement, and also offer employees the chance to discuss current  professional practices with others in related fields. Response to the second question  lists the conditions that are necessary for organization formation such as technological,  legal, political and demographic conditions. Response to third question talks about my  views   on   the   statement   "Organizations   are   not   benign   recipients   of   the   laws   and  regulations”. Response to the fourth question explains that the demographic conditions  significantly impact organizational environment. Response to fifth question states the  relationship between Boundary Spanners and the perception of the environment. .
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Module 6      3 Module 6 Deliverables Assignments:  Questions Question   1:   Why   are   interorganizational   relationships   important   to   our  understanding of the impact of organizational environment?   Response:   “In   the   last   two   decades   the   literature   concerning   interorganizational  relationships (IRs), particularly strategic alliances, joint ventures, and social network  analysis, has exploded. The nascent literature concerning learning processes in IRs  suggests that learning occurs on both micro and macro levels. At the micro level of  analysis, inter-personal links generally offer individuals the opportunity to share and  learn skills that will improve their personal lives. At the macro level of analysis, IRs often  provides a forum for professionals to share and receive knowledge which may result in  improving their companies’ competitiveness and profitability. It is the latter level of  analysis that this essay addresses, primarily focusing on the ways in which learning  through IRs improves organizational life.  IRs has the potential to add value to organizations in two ways:  1. They provide the possibility for firm innovation and enhancement, and 
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Module 6      4 2. They  also   offer  employees  the  chance  to  discuss  current   professional  practices with others in related fields, which may enable employees to  perform   better   their   various   tasks”   ( Nicole   Kehler,   Interorganizational  Relationships   and   Learning,   http://www.ipg.vt.edu/papers/Kehler%20- %20IRs%20and%20Learning.pdf ).
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