Internal Environment: Basic Bolt Company And Terrific Technologies

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Why are organizations affected by their environments? In order to answer this question, let's look at two very different organizations: Basic Bolt Company and Terrific Technologies.
Basic Bolt Company sells bolts to large manufacturing companies as components to make large machines and engines. They face a relatively static environment with few changing environmental forces. Currently, there are no new competitors in their market, few new technologies being discovered, and little to no activity from outside groups that might influence the organization.
Opposite from this, Terrific Technologies is an Internet marketing start up that faces a dynamic environment with rapidly changing regulations from the government, new competitors constantly entering the market, and
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It exposes the strengths and weaknesses found within the organization. Factors that are frequently considered part of the internal environment include the organization's culture, mission statement, and leadership styles.
The internal environment of Basic Bolt Company is very different from Terrific Technologies. Basic Bolt Company's leadership is results- and deadline-driven, distant, detached, and generally unconcerned about their employees' welfare or morale. Their employees are not especially dedicated to the company and are happy to leave if the opportunity arises.
Terrific Technologies' leadership style is extremely hands-on using a high degree of creativity, ingenuity, and imagination in solving organizational problems. Their managers are concerned about employee moral and welfare and go above and beyond what is necessary to make their employees feel valued and important. Their employees are very loyal to the company and are typically happy with their jobs.

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