Essays Tagged: "organisational culture"

Description of the process of public sector benchmarking. essay has an irish bias

.In benchmarking, there is a need to be realistic in what one can achieve against the background of organisational culture, especially where either high level policy decisions have already been taken ...

(7 pages) 114 1 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Organisational culture, how it develops and how it is effected by external and internal forces.

cause for the research into, and the development of the concepts which underline the key aspects of organisational culture i.e:*What is culture?*How can these cultures be catagorised?*How does culture ... ffect other aspects of the organisation, including strategy?*What are the aspects of an "effective" organisational culture?*How culture evolves?*How culture can be managed, changed and nurtured?Many t ...

(15 pages) 1183 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Organizational Culture

All organisations have culture. The organisational culture is a system of shared meaning and beliefs within an organisation that determi ... and think about the culture of their organisation in the same/similar terms. And, the last is that organisational culture concerned about how individual feel or make sense in the organisation not whe ... in the organisation not whether they like it. The organizational culture itself comes from stories (organisational stories typically contain a narrative or significant events or people that portray th ...

(9 pages) 461 2 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Do you think that the concept of organisational culture is a useful one in the real world? If so, why? If not, why not?

The concept of organisational culture has been discussed in great detail in management literature and despite consi ... siderable enthusiasm, has proved to be an elusive topic to define, yet alone apply. The interest in organisational culture arose principally in an attempt to understand its impact on organisational ch ... dustrial revolution is the development of the organisation.While we can accept these definitions of organisational culture as reasonable, in practice it is found that culture is an allusive construct ...

(16 pages) 384 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Conduct a critical examination of the role of leadership in organisational cultural change.

r to fully answer the question one must begin by discussing the concepts of leadership, culture and organisational cultural change. First, what do we mean by the concept culture. The term can be defin ... a society. It is the beliefs, attitudes and values that exist within a society. (Shein,1984). In an organisational content, culture is the way we do things around here.As for organisational culture, t ...

(12 pages) 379 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


' actions in achieving the objectives of operations management, as well as to emphasise the role of organisational culture for the operations manager in the implementation of operations management.The ... eration management, as the key factor to fulfil both internal and external customer's expectations. Organisational culture and structure determine what series of strategies can be applied in achieving ...

(13 pages) 650 0 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Change is often resisted at organisational and individual levels. Consider the reasons for this resistance and what strategies managers should adopt in order to successfully lead change'

e individual there's the fear of the unknown, and the organisation is affected by it's own culture. Organisational culture is then explored in more depth, as it is a large contributing factor to the r ... ike motivating their staff through promotions and pay incentives. Then a real working example of an organisational change is reviewed in an NHS Trust hospital.Organisational change is a necessary and ...

(13 pages) 338 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Leading from the frontline: Sustaining leadership at all levels in a large organisation.

tion. Those experiencing the greatest success tend to be those that make creating and sustaining an organisational culture of inclusion a leadership priority, and establish tangible ways of holding le ... apacity for managing uncertainty and the ability to balance tensions),(5) Savvy (business savvy and organisational savvy).For leaders who rose to their positions in an autocratic organisational hierar ...

(16 pages) 403 1 3.4 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Management, People & Organizations

e flexible 9How Quinlan should respond to the new challenges 10REFERENCES: 11Question 1:Analyse the organisational culture of Quinlan's. What factors explain this culture? To what extent is this cultu ... t is faced with competitors who operate more 'flexibly'. What does flexibility mean in practise for organisational and management strategy? How do you think that Quinlan's should respond to these new ...

(15 pages) 255 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

What are the connections and differences between diversity management and organisational culture?

Control plays a critical role to connect a relationship between management and organisational culture. Under this situation, diversity management can build a creative workplace an ... workplace and assist employees to be more productive and satisfied in the workplace. Regarding the organisational culture, it can motivate the employees to work harder and focus on thinking how to im ... he diversity management initiatives is strategic which involves issues such as building the desired organisational culture, improving management systems and developing leaders for the future (Teicher ...

(4 pages) 128 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Organisational Reward Systems

usses three human resource activities that are significantly influenced by employee reward systems; organisational culture, recruitment of staff and performance management.Reward SystemsReward systems ... has a larger expression of interest from qualified and applicants and thus more recruitment options.Organisational CultureThe reward systems used within an organisation can ultimately dictate the cult ...

(5 pages) 301 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Reward Systems - A TopTek Case Study

rce management (HRM) issues common to many organisations in the areas of recruitment, retention and organisational culture. As these issues can all be linked to the organisation's reward system, an an ... can help the organisation to attract and retain the best employees whilst promoting a constructive organisational culture.Attracting and recruiting new employees who are 'right for the job' is one of ...

(5 pages) 156 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management


ment and changes within NZI (New Zealand Insurance) Corporation led to make radical and progressive organisational and operational change.This paper will discuss how NZI embraced the new Government le ... "˜POLISY'. This paper will discuss how this system was implemented and the ensuing effects on organisational culture.Additionally I will be discussing how NZI used the "Power" model to imp ...

(8 pages) 52 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Case Study on Mayne Nickless

Mayne Nickless. It then identifies how this organisation adapts to its changing environment through organisational design and flexibility, and finally explains how cost cutting approach can be made in ... distributing injectable drug.In today's business world, each organisation is unique; therefore each organisational culture will be different. Davidson &Griffin (2006, p.88) suggests that the cultu ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.5 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Human Resource Accounting- Tool for measuring Human resource value

lity of their Human Resource- its knowledge,skills, competence, motivation and understanding of the organisational culture. Inknowledge -driven economies therefore, it is imperative that the humans be ... h of the knowledge, motivation, skills, and contribution of thehuman element as well as that of the organisational processes, like recruitment,selection, training etc., which are used to build and sup ...

(21 pages) 109 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

A Speech about Southwest Airlines

g of job security has led to high employee productivity and a fierce loyalty among staff.The unique organisational culture at SWA is one that takes a laidback approach to formal management programs an ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Strategic Change: The case study of Daimler Chrysler

e 3 tasks: Discuss the nature of strategic change and explain how it is different to other forms of organisational change Choose an example of a company that has gone through a strategic change in the ... egic change 9The process of strategic change 10The hardest step of change 11The differences between organisational change and strategic change 12Case study: DaimlerChrysler 13Porter's five forces mode ...

(27 pages) 277 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Organisational change

l attention and study (Buchanan & Boddy, 1992). Despite a limit number of individual successes, organisational change remains difficult to achieve. Many recent studies underscore that the low succ ... r change leadership and insufficient attention being paid to the "people issues" (Senior, 2002). An organisational transformation perturbs an established system in many ways, particularly among the pe ...

(15 pages) 155 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Group Dynamics

Discuss the importance of 'group dynamics' to organisational performance. What constitutes positive and negative group dynamics and why is it impo ... ncreased competitiveness across industries, particularly those involved in global business. The new organisational culture requires managers to develop new skills in order to lead, direct and motivate ... demy of Management Journal (vol 46: iss 6: pp763)Robbins, Stephen & Millet, Bruce et al (2001) "Organisational Behaviour" Pearson Education Australia (pp277)Smith, Debora (2003) "Grapes Of Wrath a ...

(5 pages) 68 0 2.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Provide an Outline Justifying the Introduction of a New Hrs in an Organization Where People Management Has Traditionally Had a Low Priority and Weak Influence. Do this Indicating the Sort of Issues that the Hrs Might Address and How this Might Be Done

g of HR with strategic goals and objectives in order to improve business performance and develop an organisational culture that fosters innovation and flexibility'. It serves to balance needs of emplo ...

(5 pages) 55 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management