· Describe the nature of the key tasks undertaken by the organisation. Include in your analysis, the types of products and services provided by the organisation.
· Clearly describe the formal organisation structure. In what ways does your organisation incorporate “new forms” practices into this structure? With what effects (identify tensions and paradoxes)?
· What investments “in people” does your organisation make? Do workers function as individuals, groups, teams or some mix of all three?
· What level of “involvement”o do employees have in organisation decision-making? Justify your answer.
· Are people motivated in the organisations? What motivation strategies are employed and do you think that they are appropriate? Justify your answer.
· Provide a brief cultural analysis of the organisation; note key influences on the organisational culture. Is the corporate culture congruent with the organisation’s culture? Provide and illustration to justify your answer.
· What assessment would you make about the connection between culture, the behaviour of organization members and organisation performance?
· What is the relationship between leadership, power and formal authority in this organisation? Outline the behavioural criteria you use in making this assessment.
· Drawing directly on your analysis of the above criteria, identify the key challenges your organisation faces in regard to the management of human resources. What strategies would you employ to meet these challenges? Explain how and why these strategies would be beneficial.
1) Your research methodology and data collection strategy must be clearly outlined in an appendix. (You may check your methodology for collecting data with your lecturer or mentor before proceeding.)
2) Copies of any research instruments, eg questionnaires or interview questions, used must be included in an appendix in your report.
3) The report must involve the interaction of conceptual material covered in the subject with the data that is collected.