Four Organizational Behaviour Models

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1. Explain the organizational behaviour (OB) illustrate the use of the model in achieving a desired organizational outcome?
Organizational behaviour is a wide area of management that is utilized by managers and other individuals to study how people act and interact within groups in an organisation setting (McGinnins, 2012). There are four main organisational behaviour models that organisations utilize in its operations, autocratic, supportive, custodial, and collegial. In the autocratic model, employees are focused on obeying and depending on the boss. The supportive model ensures that the employees are oriented towards job performance and contribution, custodial deals with security, reimbursement and dependence on the company while the collegial
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Span of control is used to determine an organisation structure and it is important as it increases the management effectiveness, increase the staff morale and spirit and ensures better staff supervision and control (Meier & Bohte, 2003).
Q3. How realistic is the concept of multiple intelligence in an organizational context? Explain some important issues and considerations for decision makers?
Multiple Intelligence is a theory used to explain how people utilize multiple intelligence ability in creating products and solving problems relevant to the area they are located. My organizations are employing the concept of multiple intelligence in identifying their leadership as ineffective management has major effects on the vitality of the organisation. There are some issues and considerations that decision makers are employing such as advocating for managers with linguistic, visual, auditory, interpersonal, and intrapersonal intelligence (OB502, Individual Behaviour).
Q4. Describe the concept of system thinking and explain its application using a realistic (work related) example – how can you leverage this concept at work (hospitality and hotel
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In addition to working effectively, their performance constantly needs to be improved both at the individual and group level. There are factors that influence the individual performance such as the individual – personality; the environment – work group, and the situation. At the group level, factors such as fear of rejection can result to group members been less active. There several concepts and considerations that can be taken into account to improve individual and group performances. As a manager, there are five main personality traits that need to be encouraged to promote individual performance. They include extroversion, openness to experience, conscientious, agreeableness, and emotional stability (OB502, Individual Behaviour). Also, staff should be motivated so that their individual’s intensity, direction and persistence of achieving a goal is realized. There are several motivation theories that need to be considered so as to support improved individual and group performances (BMO 6506, Motivation - Theory and Application). Goal-setting theory can be used in the management of objectives that ensures that both the management and employees know their duties. The reinforcement theory is crucial while trying to promote employee recognition program that is used to recognize and award best
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