Identify the concepts and principles associated with people and organisational management in the context of construction and the built environment.Describe the theory, models and practice underlying the management of people in organisations and discuss the differences between leadership and management.Explain the factors that influence organisational structures and systems, the people management processes employed and the impact of management upon people’s
behaviour in organisations.Demonstrate knowledge and skills to understand and interpret management scenarios.
In this assignment, assume that you work for MJD plc, a leadership and management consultancy firm which advises its client organisations on their management practices. A client organisation has asked MJD plc to carry out a review of the way in which its Senior Team functions. You are required to choose this client organisation – it may be an organisation which you actually work for or it may be one with which you are familiar. You have been asked to prepare a report for your chosen client organisation.
Write a report about people management in your chosen client organisation . Your report should focus on motivation and change management and you should :
a. explain two theories of motivation.
b. analyse and evaluate how effectively these motivation theories could be applied to your chosen client organisation.
c. analyse the ability of your chosen client organisation to manage change, based on any two change-related theoretical models, using relevant examples from that organisation.
Additional guidance Within your report, it is important to include (among other elements):
• Appropriate theories and examples from your case study organisation.
• Correct use of the ‘command’ terms in the task.
• Supporting explanation and analysis with evidence from wider reading, own experience and module resources.
• References in accordance with The UCEM Guide to Referencing and Citation.
Please do not include any confidential or commercially sensitive information in your report.
Your work should be presented as a Report (see ‘How to structure your UCEM report’ located in Section 9 ‘Assessment support’ of the Study Skills section on the VLE) and therefore include:
• Executive Summary
• Contents page
• Main Body
• Appropriate appendices. Possible research sources:
• UCEM study material
• Module webinars
• People Management homepage.