In today’s market climate, companies have had to increase their consciousness as to what really matters. The market is demanding more and more that organizations account for the interests of not just shareholders but all stakeholders. Team members, shareholders, customers, vendors, the environment and society’s interests must be in the forefront of consideration of all companies wishing to stay relevant in today’s market and workforce environment. This in more than just the right thing to do, it is an operational imperative that offers significant ROI to a business’ bottom-line. Companies must view themselves as part of an ecosystem; one entity in an interdependent interconnected environment.
With the rapid change in business it is sometimes difficult for companies to keep up because it must change the organizational culture. The reason why leaders are so important is because they are the ones responsible for ensuring that all employees understand any changes that need to be made. If these so called leaders cannot relate the proper information to the workforce it would be very difficult for the company to keep up with all of the rapid changes. Another strategy that can be used is that everyone within an organization should come together and express what their values as well as their beliefs. This will give management the understanding of what procedures should be put in place.
Contingency Theories of Leadership To successfully run an organization, many aspects must work together to ensure that everything runs efficiently and effectively. A major part to the effectiveness of the organization internally is leadership among the organizations staff members. But what is leadership and why is it important? We define leadership as the ability to influence group towards the achievement of a vision or set of goals (Robbins et al 2011). Without being able to communicate, direct and inspire people like leaders do, organizations would struggle to be successful as they would not be able to do effectively communicate visions and help overcome hurdles to the best of their ability.
Understanding How to Motivate to Improve Performance Motivation is an extremely important factor within a workplace. Motivation levels amongst staff can have a significant impact on an business and can be key to a business being a success or a failure. "Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it." Dwight D. Eisenhower In simple terms motivation is what causes us to act. Motivation is the process which begins, guides and sustains goal-orientated behaviours.
In this paper will be discussed the flexible theory of leadership and its function to the procedure in Costco Company. In addition to the role of the chief executive officer plays in flexible leadership theory. A corporation’s directorial effectiveness such as Costco has to be supported on the durable willingness to compete to succeed. In today business world the model for organizations is to become accustomed to an international globalization, diverse cultures and growth, the necessary to do better than the competition and to be able to draw attention and keep a substantial marketplace is desired to stay on the top. Marketplace frequently changes and drifts fast, for this reason leadership quality is required to guarantee the business survival and domination.
This research will try to explain the relevance of the leader’s role in the effective governance organisations and how depending the role-played can alter the organizational outcomes. As a second aim, this essay will introduce the concepts “leadership” and “governance” showing the similarities and differences of both concepts to distinguish between its role and development. For this reason, research pretends to discuss these concepts to full understand the significance of governance and leadership within companies. In addition, a third aim was to expose the differences between a manager and a leader because both concepts are interrelated but also
Companies often place a great deal of strategic importance on service orientation, not only to external customers but to colleagues and internal clients as well. While emotional labor is applicable to many areas of business, the consequences are probably greatest in traditional service roles. However, in an increasingly service-oriented marketplace, it's important to understand how emotional labor affects workers, and what organizations can do to support and manage any issues. Implications for Workers: When you engage in emotional labor, you control your feelings to fulfill the goals and expectations of your organization. From a practical standpoint, this means that you
The rules and regulations of ethics and behavior are affected by the basic values of the goals of company with in the community. Even though there are some organizations that think the only social goal of a company is to gain benefit. With a different school of thought, other members think that the goal of a company is larger than just gaining profit and that everyone that is influenced by the firm's activity, suppliers, employees, shareholders, customers, and the domestic society have a concern and commitment in the firms activity. These commitments are very important to a company regardless of whether it is international or domestic in its activities. However, international companies have to deal with specific difficulties and requirements above and beyond those operating only in local markets.
Conclusion 13 References 16 1. Introduction Almost organizations have been recently concentrating on people to achieve the organizational objective; moreover, the organization cannot reach their goals without their employees. Therefore it would be very important to have quality human resource with good skills and knowledge. In order to creating good working environment for employees, the organization must have managerial and leadership strategies and the ways which may positively impact on the employees' behavior towards achieving their organizational objectives. Chemers M (1997) showed that leadership has been described as the "process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of common tasks".
Ravasi and Schultz (2006) stated that organizational culture is a set of shared mental assumptions that guide interpretation and action in organizations by defining appropriate behavior for various situations.  Although a company may have its "own unique culture", in larger organizations there are sometimes conflicting cultures that co-exist owing to the characteristics of different management teams. Organizational culture may affect employees' identification with an organization.  According to Needle (2004), organizational culture represents the collective values, beliefs and principles of organizational members and is a product of such factors as history, product, market, technology, and strategy, type of employees, management style, and national culture. Corporate culture on the other hand refers to those cultures deliberately created by management to achieve specific strategic ends.