Describe two (2) ways that the organization’s design affects relationships with external companies.

BU350 Organizational Behavior
Directions:  Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the “Assignment Format” page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.

Part A

Respond to the items below.

1. Briefly describe the concept of status.
2. Describe the global implications that status has for an international manager in Western culture, with two (2) original examples.
3. Describe the global implications that status has for an international manager in Eastern culture, with two (2) original examples.

Part B

Respond to the items below.

1. Briefly describe four (4) of the barriers to effective communication, and provide one (1) original example of each.
2. Provide one (1) original workplace example for each of the following communication situations: oral communication in downward flowing direction; written communication in upward flowing direction; and non-verbal communication in lateral flowing direction.

 

 

 

Grading Rubric

Please refer to the rubric below for the grading criteria for this assignment.

 

ASSIGNMENT 08
BU350 Organizational Behavior
Directions:  Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the “Assignment Format” page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.

Part A

1. Describe three (3) organizational approaches toward managing stress, providing one (1) original example of each.
2. Describe three (3) individual approaches toward managing stress, providing one (1) original example of each.

Part B

Step 1: Create an organization chart for a company.

Create an organization chart for the company that you currently work for, or for a company that you have worked for in the past. Alternatively, create an organization chart for a company that a friend or family member currently works for or a company they have worked for in the past.

Step 2: Answer the following questions.

Using the chart you created answer the following questions.

1. What type of organizational structure is used for this organization?
2. Describe two (2) ways that the organization’s design affects relationships with external companies.
3. Describe two (2) advantages and two (2) disadvantages that the organization might experience based on its structure.
4. Describe one (1) way that the roles of managers and supervisors are impacted by the organization’s design.
5. Describe two (2) changes you would make if you were to redesign the organization to make the organization more efficient.

 

 

 

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