Organisational Behaviour Questions How does the knowledge of

Organisational Behaviour Questions
1. How does the knowledge of individual perceptions and values enable managers
to enhance individual performance (20)
2. Using practical examples discuss the frequently used shortcuts in judging people
and how these have effects on the perceptions that we hold for people.(20)
3. What strategies can be put in place to reduce the effects of various individual
characteristics on behaviour and performance in the workplace? (20)
4. Motivation of employees in the workplace is an essential tool for organizational
success. Make a critical evaluation of the motivation techniques being used by
organizations across all sectors in Zimbabwe. (20)
5. Groups are an important component in modern day organization. Make a critical
assessment of group decision making and illustrate how this decision making
affects performance and productivity in the workplace. (20)
6. Formal groups are deliberately formed in organizations. How do external
conditions imposed into formal groups affect their performance?. (20)
7. Discuss the various ways in which organizations give employees the platform to
interact and how that contribute to behavior change and group formation. (20)
8. The overall perception that people have of the Zimbabwean civil service is that
people have a negative attitude towards their jobs. Identify and explain the
counter-productive work behaviors that have led to this assertion. (20)
9. What is the influence of leadership personalities on organisational performance?
10. “Culture is a system of shared meaning held by organizational members that
distinguishes the organization from other organizations.”With the use of relevant
examples illustrate how management can help create an ethical culture in an
organisation. (20)
11. With reference to the work of Belbin , examine the roles/skills essential for
effective team performance.
12. “Emotional intelligence is a different way of being smart. It includes knowing
what your feelings are and using your feelings to make good decisions in life.”
Discuss the five dimensions of emotional intelligence and how they have effect
on individual behavior and performance. (20)
13. Explain the process involved in the development of an effective team or
workgroup. (10)
14. Identify the five (5) stages in group formation.
For each stage, discuss its
implications to the manager.
15. Critically evaluate individual decision making in light of the various individual
16. Make an analysis of Schein’s cultural dimensions and show how they affect
organizational performance and productivity.
17. Evaluate the impact of emotional intelligence on individual behaviour and
performance in the workplace.
18. The existence of groups and teams had been an ever growing phenomenon in
organisations. Discuss the value of groups and their relevance to an organisation
of your choice.
19. Compare and contrast individual and group decision making process, showing
how each contributes to productivity.
20. In a bid to improve performance and productivity in the workplace
organisations have resorted to performance management initiatives. Evaluate the
relevance and effect of any two performance management systems to an
organisation of your choice.
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