Four Main Cultures

There are four main cultures which are present in organisations. All of these cultures can be equally effective; they just need to be used in the right environment, with the right leadership. The situation of an organisation counts for a lot. The four cultures are; Power Role Task Person We will be going through the main points of these in the above articles. (Based on...

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 Theories

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 way possible. There are a number of different theories which are to-do with Leadership Management. These have been made by a variety of people to try and present different ways of thinking about how certain people lead organisations and how this affects the culture and workforce within a company. Contingency Theory Level 5 Leadership Theory (Jim Collins) Path-Goal Theory Situational Theory The Leadership...

HRM Theories

Human Resource Management basis itself an a variety of different of theories, some of these are shown below: Culture Changing Culture over Time Four Main Cultures Four Principles of Culture Activity Person Culture Power Culture Role Culture Task Culture Two Cultures Theory What Influences the Business Culture? Environment The Organisational Domain Leadership Management 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 Management?...