Chapter learning objectives: describe the elements of organisational culture, discuss the importance of organisational subcultures, list four categories of artefacts through which corporate culture is communicated, identify three functions of organisational culture, discuss the conditions under which cultural strength improves corporate performance, discuss the effect of organisational culture on business ethics,...
There are many different types of organisation, none of them necessarily the best or the worst but all geared towards enabling an organisation to achieve its objectives as quickly, easily and inexpensively as possible. Most management writers have offered differing views on which types of organisation can work best in which contexts. All these views are valid but some may not be as appropriate to certain kinds of organisation as others.
There has been an increasing amount of talk about “employee stress” over the past decade. Quite what it is and how best to combat it are two aspects which are rather less well-documented. This chapter will try to decide - in a non-medical way - what it may be, how it may be caused, what relevance it has to organisations and their business and how it can best be avoided or treated. Stress is a more subjective topic than most we have so far encountered. People may have widely differing views about its causes, impacts and, even, very existence. Management...
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: The effectiveness of strategies to change organisational culture to improve healthcare performance: a systematic review
A stakeholder is anyone who has an A stakeholder is anyone who has an
expectation regarding the behaviour or expectation regarding the behaviour or
performance of an organisation.Strategic management is effective only Strategic management is effective only
when resources match stakholders needs when resources match stakholders needs
and expectations and change to fit into a and expectations and change to fit into a
tubulent environment. tubulent environment.
Chapter 3 help you understand internal and external environments. The main contents of this chapter include all of the following: Types of external environment, analysing the environment, managing the environment, nature of organisational. culture, manifestations of culture, promoting innovation, changing organisational. culture, leadership & cultural change.
Chapter 4 introduces you to workplace values, ethics and emotions. In this chapter, you will learn: identify the different types and levels of values; define the five main values that vary across cultures; describe three ethical principles and other factors influencing ethical behaviour; explain how moral intensity, ethical sensitivity and the situation influence ethical behaviour; discuss the linkages between emotions and behaviour;...
The main goals of this chapter are to: Understand the different project organisational structures that broadly define how the project fits with the organisational structures that may already exist in an organisation, realise the importance of an organisation’s culture and the effect it can have on the management of a project.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the world business organisation,
promotes an open international trade and investment system and the
market economy. Our conviction that trade is a powerful force for peace and
prosperity dates from our earliest years, when the small group of business leaders
who founded ICC called themselves ‘the merchants of peace ’.
Child maltreatment constitutes a social problem that affects all societies of the world.
A recent study by the World Health Organisation points out that millions of children
suffer some form of maltreatment and require medical and social attention. It should
be noted that around 53,000 children are murdered every year; the prevalence of
sexual abuse is 73 million (7%) and 150 million (14%) in boys and girls, respectively,
under 18 years of age; and between 25% and 50% of the children inform that they have
been physically abused.
The social democratic political economies showed
higher levels of union density, that is, a greater propor-
tion of workers belonging to organised labour unions,
social security expenditures, and public employment
levels. They had the largest public expenditure in
health care from 1960 to 1990, and greatest health
care coverage of citizens. These nations instituted full
employment strategies, achieved high rates of female
employment, and showed the lowest degree of income
inequality and poverty rates.
In an era of information overload, it is not too radical to expect some social consciousness from the cinema
medium. All this while, there has been discussion about media‟s responsibility to the society. So why cinema
should be engaged only with creating leisure for its audience and not make them think critically? Popular
rhetoric and culture need to be challenged and cinema can do it effectively if it exhibits some sensitivity to
gender issues. This is because Hindi films now enjoy a huge international market in many South Asian and
A seminal study, The University in Development explores how the university is indeed 'in development': pursuing a new 'third' mission of external societal development (alongside its two existing missions of teaching and research), and experiencing a major internal revolution as this impacts on its structural organisation. Already prevalent in many institutions internationally, this third academic mission has begun to pose troubling challenges to existing academic research cultures and systems in South Africa....
Identify the components of the internal environment and discuss their impact on organisations.
•Discuss the primary charateristics and determinants of an organisation’s culture and how the culture can be managed.
•Identify the main dimensions, cause and impacts of workforce diversity and discuss the strategies and approaches to diversity management.
•Describe managerial ethics and CSR and discuss how they can be managed in organisations.
Although the views expressed in each chapter are those of the
author(s) concerned, they have been influenced by many colleagues
and friends in various organisations and settings, in particular the
Transcultural Psychiatry Society (UK); Survivors Speak Out; Nafsiyat
(Intercultural Therapy Centre); MIND; the Marlborough Family
Service; Good Practices in Mental Health; Clinical Psychology, Race
and Culture Special Interest Group of the British Psychological
Society and the confederation of Indian Organisations.
As the roles progress from accounting operations to management support, the amount of value added
to the organisation and the contribution made by management accountants generally increases. Roles
in management information systems work across the others, supporting these functions.
At the same time, we analysed the results of our survey geographically, in particular looking for
differences in how the roles of financial professionals are evolving in the east and west.
This entry establishes the cost of the investment to LeBlanc, and will be the carrying
value of the investment. Changes in the value of the U.S. dollar in subsequent reporting
periods are irrelevant to the cost of an equity investment.
For debt instruments, the issue is a bit more complicated. Debt instruments, by definition,
are payable in a given amount of currency.When the debt is stated or denominated in a cur-
rency other than the investor’s reporting currency, the equivalent value of the instrument in
the reporting currency changes as the exchange rate changes.
This collection was first conceived of at a conference organised by Adam
Brown to coincide with the Euro 96 European Football Championships in
England in 1996. The conference, ‘Fanatics! Football and Popular Culture
in Europe’, was held at the Manchester Institute for Popular Culture,
Manchester Metropolitan University from 11–13 June 1996 and involved
leading football academics from around the world.
Lecture "Management: Business environment" cung cấp cho người đọc các kiến thức: External environment (types of external environment, analysing the environment, managing the environment), internal environment (nature of organisational culture, manifestations of culture, promoting innovation, changing organisational culture).
Teaching about literacy and numeracy, involves many learning experiences over all the years of schooling.
The time allocated to these areas and others such as science, historical and social studies, culture and the
arts etc., is always in excess of the time available for health. Simply, there is very little time in the curriculum
to achieve many of the educational goals of health education, let alone the wishes of the health sector for
the adoption of practices conducive to better health.