People and Organisations

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UNIVERSITY OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PEOPLE & ORGANISATIONS AMAZING WORLD OF FUN (Word Count 1124) Student Number: Version 1.1 May 2011 Table of Contents Contents 1 Introduction 2 The Current Problems Facing AWF 3 Analysis of Motivational Differences within the Organisation 4 Discussing Different Motivational Theories & How they affect the groups within AWF 5 Future Motivational Strategies 6 Conclusion 7 Bibliography/esources 8 Appendices 2. Introduction: What Is Motivation? Motivation comes in many different forms and can affect people very differently. I found this to be the clearest definition of motivation: “Motivation is a psychological process and it…show more content…
She seems uninformed. The Case Study also shows she has an unwillingness to listen to colleagues’ views or opinions. There is no clear line of communication between the other managers and herself. She seems to feel as though she has full control over all aspects of the park which therefore undermine the other staff as they feel their position is being compromised. This shows role ambiguity as members of staff are unclear as to what their role involves. The lines of communication within a business are very important and can be the difference between success and failure. Poor lines of communication mean that when there are any tasks to be distributed or important messages to be delivered, this may not be done in an effective or efficient way. Job characteristics theory From studying the case study it does not completely show the entire hierarchy within Amazing World of Fun. We can see however an underlying problem with confusing levels of authority. This therefore links to the job characteristics theory, as this states that meaningfulness, responsibility and knowledge of results within the organisation lead to work motivation and general satisfaction. This would be a non-financial move by the company to restructure the hierarchy to ensure there is a direct link from manager to workers. 1 Analysis of Motivational Differences within the Groups of the Organisation * Department | Problem | Motivator | Animal Assistants |
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