Essay on Management and Organizational Behavior: The Proposal

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What drives motivation? How far will one go to achieve their goal? Does it mean compromising their ethical beliefs or will they succeed following their ethical compass? For many, they will do just about anything, include being unethical. No boundary, no barrier, no obstacle will stop them. A great example is Margaret Tate, an Executive Editor in Chief of a book publishing firm from the movie “The Proposal”. The movie depicts various management and observation behavior concepts covered in Organizational Behavior such as communication process model, power and counter power, the MARS Model, and values and ethics. The communication process model was illustrated in the beginning of the film when the receptionist sends out the instants message …show more content…
Beside verbal communication, a written communication was also illustrated throughout the movie. In one of the scene, a written communication was portrayed when employees were messaging each other rumors they’ve heard about Andrew being engaged to Margaret. When Andrew walked out of the big boss’s office everyone gave him a disgusting look because rumors were spreading throughout the office and Andrew was clueless as to why people were making faces when he walked pass by their cubical. Throughout the movie, scenes that took place in the office, the employees did less of verbal communication and more written communication through electronic e-mail. This maybe the caused of the environment and the surrounding where the employees are in and the fact that everyone seem to be scared of Margaret. The subordinate perceived her as the pushy boss and employees felt that they couldn’t be themselves when they’re around her. Another part of communication channel is a non-verbal communication. This concept was depicted in a scene when Margaret used her hands and facial gesture to clue Andrew in that they’re engaged as she announced the news to her boss and Mr. Gilbertson, the U.S. Immigration agent. Andrew caught on the signals and played along with her charade while they were in front of the big boss, but as soon as Andrew was alone with Margret in her office; her non-verbal

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