Mob Issues in an Organization

Topics: Organizational studies, Organizational culture, Organization Pages: 19 (6163 words) Published: April 13, 2013
MOB Issues in an Organization
A Project submitted to
Mr. Azamudin B Badri
Lecturer of Management and Organizational Behavior (GCB/GBB 1033) SEMESTER JANUARY 2013
Department: Management and Humanities

Guided by: Mr. Azamudin B Badri

Submitted by:
Name: Afif Mohammed AshrafName: Luke Lual Malueth
Course: Business Information SystemsCourse: Civil Engineering ID: 15222ID: 17888

Name: Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed AbdallaName: Ahmed Zidan Abdelalim Course: Petroleum EngineeringCourse: Chemical Engineering ID:14712ID:15817

Name: Berthold WeinbergerName:
Course: Electrical EngineeringCourse: Mechanical Engineering ID: 19516ID:

Table of Contents
About the Organization6
About Management Personnel10
Issue 1: Employee Motivation13
Issue 2: Effects of Individual Behaviours19
Issue 3: Leadership Issues22
Issue 4: Stress Management Issues24


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Afif Mohammed Ashraf

Luke Lual Malueth

Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed Abdalla

Ahmed Zidan Abdelalim

Berthold Weinberger

Mohamed Mutafi
Spending time on a certain topic will always benefit you. You are reading different books, talking to people from a certain company and making some research in the Internet. All in all it is a lot work, but you gain a lot of knowledge in this area. It is important to know how organizations are working and how you should act, if problems with your employees arise. If your staffs are not working in a proper way, the performance of your company will be affected and in the worst case scenario you may have to close your company, as you’re running out of money. Until recently, managers paid little attention to organizational behaviour or soft skill training. Organizational behaviour studies have become more important today than in previous years, because corporations must learn to adapt to the rapidly changing business cultures that have stemmed from a competitive and fast-paced market. The industrial revolution created the need for hard (technical) skills. People worked in the production line and were not required to think or interact to each other. However, things have changed. Instead of standing behind the production lines, they now sit in front of a computer and control a robot who works in the production line. Now, people need more technical skills, but they also need skills to communicate and work within a group. Therefore organizational behaviour was a topic that was not discussed until the employee's behaviour changed, productivity changed or sales decreased. In today's business world, managers are paying more attention to how employees react to situations rather than if they respond. They are beginning to view organizational behavior as an intricate piece of training and development of the workforce. Soft skills were never a part of management training and it was rare that managers were commended for having those skills. In the business world today, I feel organizational behaviour is an essential tool for managing effective teams. If you can zone in on an employees' personality, creativity, and adaptability, motivating that employee the way they need...

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