Organisational Behaviour Essay

632 Words May 8th, 2014 3 Pages
Assessment details and criteria


The manager’s job in context (Individual Report) Worth 20
Due in week 5. 1800 words

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The purpose of the task
This task is designed to develop your awareness of:
• the complexity of the managerial role;
• the reliance of a manager on other people both inside and outside the organisation;
• the necessary interaction of both informal/interpersonal factors and formal/ organisational factors in fulfilling organisational purposes.

Further it is designed to develop and test your capacity to:
• deconstruct the organisationally prescribed view
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If your list is lengthy, select those 4-5 individuals or groups who are the most important, who are critical to your ability to fulfil the requirements of your job. (This description must include such things as position, demographics such as age, gender, personality and attitudinal dimensions, learning, pattern of interaction with you etc.) If you have only identified people inside your own organisation, you should briefly explain why people outside your organisation have not been considered. 4. Describe the nature of the interdependency that exists between you and these critical groups or individuals. That is: in what way do you rely on each other? What do you expect from these groups and individuals? What do they expect from you? Include formal concepts of interdependence (pooled, sequential etc.) in your analysis.

5. Include a diagrammatic representation of these interdependencies. Note this should not be presented as an organisational chart. A typical format for this diagram would consist of you as the focus or centre with the groups and individuals with whom you interact arranged around you.

6. Evaluate the interdependencies (that is, the virtual network your diagram represents) in terms of its effectiveness and efficiency and the satisfaction of those concerned.

7. Make recommendations for enhancing the effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction of the interdependent group. Please note: you are

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