Essay on Organizational Effectiveness

1521 Words Nov 9th, 2015 7 Pages
Organizational Effectiveness

Theories surrounding the model of leadership have been one of the most significant areas of interest within the field of management. When it comes to the theory of management, Adairs Action-Centered Leadership Model (1973) was recognized as one of the iconic model, which provided a clear scheme for leadership, teamwork and management and can easily be adopted universally. The model was generally presented by three overlapping circles, each circle clarify each essential aspects included task, team and individual. It delivered the idea that the content leaders or managers should have ability to obligate all three main aspects of the Action-Centered Leadership model. The accentuation on each circle can be
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To work in multicultural environment, Mullins (2005) suggests that some awareness should be taken into consideration, as he states ‘just because someone response question in English, they may not fully understand what is being said’. The cultural diversity in team also made it harder for the group to form collective sense in one day. Francesco and Gold (2005) cited in Mullins, (2005, p. 323) point out that ‘Cultural diversity, which will be increasingly common, adds to the complexity of managing virtual team because differences values, customs, and traditions’. The lack of communication was also effect and made team spirit and motivation at risk. When some individuals in team did not have enough chance to give opinion and express, it can decrease team’s accomplishment. ‘Many remote workers can feel isolated and that the organization is ignoring them, and this can effect their motivation’ Norval (2005) cited in (Mullins 2005, p. 37). Beside the team aspect, the incapable to adopt the task structuring was also demonstrated and showed that even if there is the process of allocating work, the task couldn’t be completed without the proper understanding of the task. Since the leader is the native English speaker, the team followed the task through his perception. However, no one aware of the perception bias that it can be wrong. At last, the individual was not achieved in the task since each member of the team did not recognize

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