Challenges Facing Organizational Managers & Employees Today in Relation to the Modern Theory of Organizational Behaviour

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ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
TERM PAPER
Challenges Facing Organizational Managers & Employees Today in Relation to the Modern Theory of Organizational Behaviour.

By

1. Edwin Nduati HD333-0249/2010
2. Daniel Gikandi HD333-0251/2010
3. Richard Sigey HD333-0250/2010

Presented to
Dr. Margaret Ndungu
Table of Contents
ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR - TERM PAPER 1
Challenges Facing Organizational Managers & Employees Today in Relation to the Modern Theory of Organizational Behaviour. 1
Organizations are facing different challenges in today's environment. 4
1. Technology 4
2. Diverse 4
3. Multiple 4
4. Responsiveness 4
5. Rapid 4
6. Globalization 4
8. Communication style 5
9. Organization direction. 5
10. Decision making. 5
11. Feedback
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Organization has to be flexible to adjust to those changes.
6. Globalization
Managers are faced with a myriad of challenges due to an array of environmental factors when doing business abroad. These managers must effectively plan, organize, lead, control, and manage cultural differences to be successful globally.
7. Corporate culture.
Corporate, organization and department culture all flows from the top down. The written and unwritten rules, policies and philosophy of a manager or the organization all eventually find their way into the attitudes and performance of almost everyone in the organization. One of the critical things to remember when dealing with people is: you get the behavior you reward. If the culture directly or indirectly rewards a certain type of attitude or behavior, you are, by your actions or inactions, probably reaffirming that these are acceptable. If you want to change behavior, you must first evaluate the culture that is in place that may be rewarding the type of behavior you are getting but don't necessarily want.
8. Communication style.
Rumors, hearsay, memos, emails, meetings, individual counseling sessions and bulletin boards all have one thing in common - they communicate information - some more effectively and timely than others. If communication in an organization is all top-down, you can be assured that you are not in touch with the realities of your organization, the marketplace, your