Culture

Culture Definition: Cultures in organisation is defined by how the organisation is run, how the personalities within the organisation interact with each other and also how the structure of the company is set out. We can see this when we look at how different counties operate, for example the French are very self-righteous and therefore stick up for what they believe in, hence why they have blocked motorways when fuel prices have risen and chopped of their leaders head when they didn’t agree. It needs to be remembered that not all cultures match all environments; each organisation will need a different way of life to manage their business well. As well as this people need different cultures to work well in, hence why people tend to look for jobs which makes them happy. For example, bankers, even if they aren’t the best mathematicians, they work in the industry because they love the never stop lifestyle and that’s the culture which suits them best. Culture in a business tends to stem from what the founder, or very early leader installed into the beliefs of a company. After a culture has been set, it is very hard to get away from it, that is why when leaders take over suffering businesses and turn it around so quickly there are so many impressed people, because not only have they made the staff work towards new goals, they have changed a business culture which installs that into the staff. Another point is that after a successful leader has been at an organisation, even if a less charismatic one comes in after, it may not...

Leadership Management

Leadership Definition: Leadership is the building of motivation through individuals in aid of reaching a certain set of objectives. A good leader is someone who can lead to good results, by using what he has in the best was possible. Leadership can depend a lot on Culture and the Business Environment, and the actual role of a leader isn’t always as important as made out. Defining and Looking into Leadership in Management In today’s world there is meant to be nothing more important in management than leadership itself. Leadership sets up the rest of the business, installs a culture and creates its on environment. If someone can create a good culture and environment for a certain business, they have done a good job and will bring in the money, but this theory works both ways. One problem we have with leadership is that someone could be a great leader (not to be confused with ‘great man’ leadership style) but go into a company which has a poor culture and be able to do nothing because of that culture. So even though this topic is considered so important nowadays, I would like to personally take that back, everything affects a business, leadership is just what everyone hears about… Learn More… Interactive Leadership Management Leadership Behaviours Leadership Powers and Influences Leadership Styles Leadership Theories Contingency Theory Level 5 Leadership Theory (Jim Collins) Path-Goal Theory Situational Theory The Leadership Grid Leadership Traits Types of Leader What the Difference Between Leadership and...