The Organisational Domain

The Organisational Domain Definition: The organisations chosen field of action, the part of the environment which they choose to be vital to their company, so if that part changes, they must react. It is the area which the organisation will sell its products and services, in a way their niche (even though it may not be that small). It is said that there is ten different sectors which make up the environment for an organisation, each of which affect different organisations in different ways. These are shown below; Industry Raw Materials Human Resources Financial Resources Market Technology Economic Conditions Government Sociocultural International A good way to remember these is to make an anagram, such as ‘FISH M’ TIGER’  diagram which shows these off quite well is the following; The above sectors are known as the Task Environments and General Environments, depending on how that certain sector affects the organisation in question. Task Environments These are sectors which an organisation will interact with directly and therefore have a direct impact on the company itself. This includes the sectors; Industry Raw Materials Market Sectors Human Resource International Sectors General Environment These are sectors which an organisation will interact with indirectly, not directly every day, but it will indirectly influence the firm. The sectors which are included are the following; Government Sociocultural Economic Conditions Technology Financial Resources Sector More on This Subject To delve in deeper to this topic we recommend the following articles from MyHRMBook.com; An Organisation’s Environment and the Uncertainty this Brings The Culture Created due to an Organisation’s Environment The Resources Available due to an Organisation’s Environment We also suggest...

Four Principles of Culture Activity

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. Four Principles of Culture Activity Definition: There are four main features which help a company look to see which type of culture it should have in its organisation. These are; Steady State – This included most of the company, including the finance department, human resource department and offices. This is where the job is a routine and can be planned out, unlike say the management and marketing departments who will always have to be following change and reacting to keep up with competitors. Innovation – This includes things which change the company, so it can involve anything which cause disturbance within an organisation, such as planning, changes of budgets, research and development and even the marketing of a business. Crisis – This is mainly the management, where they have to be aware of change and quickly react to crises, whether that is a big competitive move, or a natural disaster. Policy – The way the organisation is run, the standards it has to go by and the rules it makes. Working out principle activity an organisation is allows us to see which type of culture would be the most efficient for an organisation. As ever though, it may not be the case in all situations. It needs to be remembered that flexibility in culture will help a lot, so an organisation can have different cultures in different areas, giving all of the employees what they need...