Impact of Informal Group on Formal Organization

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Organizational Behavior & Structure
Course Code: MBA-509

Subject: Impact of informal group on formal organization

Submitted To:
Salahuddin Ahmed
Deputy Director
Bangladesh Institute of Management(BIM),Chittagong

Prepared By:
Md. Monowar Hossain
ID. 10435021
Batch – 52
Cell: 01711785640


School of Business

University of Information Technology and Science (UITS),
Chittagong, Campus.

Letter Of Submission
25April, 2011

The Course Teacher of OB
Department of RMBA Program,
University of Information Technology & Sciences,
Khulshi, Chittagong.

Subject: Submission of Term Paper on “Impact of informal group on formal organization

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So the informal group can make the formal organization more effective, too. Informal groups have a powerful influence on the effectiveness of an organisation and can even subvert its formal goals, but the informal group's role is not limited to resistance. The impact of the informal group upon the larger formal group depends on the norms that the informal group sets, so the informal group can make the formal organization more effective.
The informal organization is the interlocking social structure that governs how people work together in practice. It is the aggregate of behaviors, interactions, norms, personal and professional connections through which work gets done and relationships are built among people who share a common organizational affiliation or cluster of affiliations. It consists of a dynamic set of personal relationships, social networks, communities of common interest, and emotional sources of motivation. The informal organization evolves organically and spontaneously in response to changes in the work environment, the flux of people through its porous boundaries, and the complex social dynamics of its members.
Tended effectively, the informal organization complements the more explicit structures, plans, and processes of the formal organization: it can accelerate and enhance responses to
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