The paper "Globe Trot Airlines Organizational Assessment" is a good example of a business assignment. Globe Trot Airlines is an organization whose inner structure remains untouched since the mid-1990s. An organization managed from the very beginning by Steve Logan himself and his closest managers. They drew their competitive strength from cheap and hassle-free flights and operating at the lowest cost possible. The airline only offers 6 months renewable contract for its employees and spend a very little amount of time and money on orientation and on-the-job training. Consequently, when the competition became intense, the airline suffers numerous setbacks and Logan finally realized that he can no longer compete on price alone and must reassess his business strategy immediately.
This paper will analyse the current situation at Globe Trot Airline and discuss various theories on organizational culture and behaviour, and the significance of cultural awareness in an organization. Review and Analysis Organization behaviour has a contentious relationship with management practice as some critic says that it’ s excessively ‘ managerialism since it is only focused on managerial performance and failing to deal with the political dimensions of organizations.
For instance, power and inequalities in organizations are often ignored. Power is unequally distributed and management symbolize an elite group that has access to information and resources that are not obtainable to employees. Managers are often trend victims in their search for methods and techniques with which to manage. The more ‘ managerialism approaches tend to view this management trend uncritically and push managers to consider ‘ quick fixes’ to long-term and complex problems (Lashley and Lee-Ross 2003:4). Organizations are more than just social activities with collective goals since they are entities that are concerned with performance, choices about the best use of resources, monitoring, and control of individual performance to achieve goals.
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