There are numerous factors and schools of thought that can affect a business' operations, both
negatively and positively. The right combination, with the proper execution, can all but guarantee
the long-term success of a business. One of the more important and significant aspects that can
affect a business is organizational behavior. A well-formed organizational behavior model carries
with it a degree of flexibility that allows it to be implemented regardless of the situation or
environment, or the size of the organization that it is present in. As a result, it can be a valuable
tool for any kind of organization, business or otherwise. The aim of this assignment is to discuss
various aspects of organization culture in context to A W Holding Company Limited. A W
Holding Co Ltd. is headquartered in England. The Company's line of business includes holding
or owning securities of companies other than banks.
P1. Analyze how an organization’s culture, politics and power influence
individual and team behavior and performance.
Organisational Culture is defined as the way in which members of A W Holding relate to each
other, their work and the outside world in comparison to other organisations. It can either enable
or hinder an strategy of A W Holding.
Culture is the sum of attitudes, customs and beliefs that distinguish one group of people from
another. Organizational culture is no different from ethnic culture except it usually includes
people from all different backgrounds and histories. Charles Handy provided his model of
organizational culture which involves four types of culture that the business organization may
follow. This model of culture identifying the four types of culture of a business organization will
make someone understand why employee feel comfortable working in a particular business
organization. Charles Handy developed an Model of Culture that divides organizational cultures
into the four categories: role, task, power, and person cultures.