Topic 3 Organisation Environment (One Slide per page)

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Unformatted text preview: are the learning outcomes of Assignment 1? What skills can I gain? How can I do well for this first assignment? Where can I get help for Assignment 1? The Organisation Environment … is the set of forces and conditions which affect the way the organisation operates Forces and conditions can be OUTSIDE the organisation (the external environment) or ‘inside’ the organisation (the organisational culture) Pause and Reflect: Pause Q1: Why are some companies successful? Why some failed? Q2: Does past success guarantee future success? Analysing the “General” external environment using PESTLE analysis 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. P olitical E conomic S ocial/ demographic T echnological L egal E nvironmental “Task/ Specific” External Environment 1. Suppliers - Individuals and companies that provide the input resources needed to produce goods or services 2. Distribution - Organisations that help other organisations sell their good or service. These may be transport services, marketing and advertising, retailers 3. Customers - The type of good or service you produce will impact on the type of relationship you have with your customers 4. Competitors - Produce similar goods/ services to your organisation. What your competitors do, advances they make will have a direct effect on your company? Stable Unstable Environmental Environmental dynamism Environmental uncertainty • Small number of external elements and elements are similar • Elements remain the same or change slowly • Large number of external elements and elements are dissimilar • Elements remain the same or change slowly • Small number of external • Large number of external elements elements and elements are elements elements and elements are similar dissimilar • Elements change frequently • Elements change frequently and unpredictably and unpredictably Simple Complex Environmental complexity What is culture? Patterns of development reflected in systems of knowledge, ideologies, values, laws and day-to-day rituals The essence of culture is inherently found in assumptions, ideals and beliefs assumptions, assumptions Collective ‘Manifestations’ – Culture is ‘visible’ via artefacts, customs, espoused artefacts, artefacts values, and...
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