With reference appropriate models and theories, examine the ways in which attitudes to change within an organisation can be adapted in order to improve performance

ORGANISATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Using the attached case study:With reference appropriate models and theories, examine the ways in which attitudes to change within an organisation can be adapted in order to improve performance

Evaluate the potential influences upon organisational culture and sub cultures and demonstrate your understanding of the ways in which they can affect each other
Analyse the ways in which individual personalities and power relationships could influence management styles within the organisation

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SECTION 3

The Assignment Brief

With reference to the attached case study,

SECTION 4

Guide to weightings for the assessment

(30)% With reference appropriate models and theories, examine the ways in which attitudes to change within an organisation can be adapted in order to improve performance

(30%) Evaluate the potential influences upon organisational culture and sub cultures and demonstrate your understanding of the ways in which they can affect each other

(30%) Analyse the ways in which individual personalities and power relationships could influence management styles within the organisation

(10)% Greater credit will be given to work showing originality, a holistic response to the task and reference to current data/examples to support points made.

Word Count: 2,500 +/- 10%

SECTION 5

Outcomes met by this assessment:

Knowledge and understanding:

Evaluate the global nature of contemporary business organisations and the environmental factors which impact upon international operations
Evaluate resource management issues which arise as a result of
operating in an international market.

Skills:

Evaluate a range of management issues associated with
International operations
Apply theoretical models/concepts to a range of international
Management situations
Analyse complex issues, arguments and tasks associated with the
Management of international organisations

SECTION 6

Assessment criteria

You will be assessed in accordance with the assessment criteria as detailed in the course handbook.

CASE STUDY

The Wakewood Organisation

The Wakewood organisation comprises seven units, each of which has been managed autonomously over the last five years. Each unit is managed by a General Manager and comprises one or more product/service departments and other staff departments. Each unit is, in effect, an autonomous…