A topic of great importance now is the behavior of organizations in different cultures and scenarios. A lot of change in terms of policies and premiums offered to the employees has been made by the organizations depending upon the place they work on. (James N. Baron) But does it really help in the way the employees take it? Does it help the organization in its growth and achieving its goal? This is a fact well researched by many, to understand how the change in organizational behavior affects employees working in the organization. (Hlongwa L, Conco N, Beksinska M., 2001)
The trend of globalization has taken us all in a whirlwind. There are firms which operate in many countries, and have policy changes depending upon the country and culture they work on. But what happens to multinational firms, where there are people working from different cultural backgrounds? How does it cope with such a crowd, with different linguistic and cultural behaviors? (Shegai M, Peryshkina A., 2000) One needs to look closely at such organizations to see how things are done in them in terms of organizational approach.
There are different types of approach that a company employees to getting accepted in a new country or place in which they set shop in. Studying the approach taken by the organization would gain us an insight of the “how” approach of the whole idea. Also, studying about the evolution of the organizational theory over the past years would provide the views of alternate approaches taken in different cultures and benefits obtained by it in the long run.
Since the whole concept is about ‘Behavior’, studying the psychology of the topic is necessary to have a better understanding of the concept. (Flisher AJ, Chalton DO., 2001)
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