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Final Project Overview

The final project for MGT 245 is a 2000- to 2500-word research paper on the successful and/or unsuccessful application of organizational behavior concepts in any organization.

Choose three organizational behavior main concepts. Your research should uncover how your selected organization successfully uses, or suffers by ignoring, any three of these concepts.

Be sure to provide multiple examples of the main concepts as practiced at the organization.

Many organizations use organizational behavior concepts, but not all organizations publicize their methods for success or missteps to embarrassing failures. Select an organization for which a good amount of research has been conducted and has been made publicly available.

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The final project for MGT 245 is a 2000- to 2500-word research paper on the successful and/or unsuccessful application of organizational behavior concepts in any organization. Select and research three to five organizational behavior main concepts that, uniquely practiced, make your chosen organization either successful, unsuccessful, or a combination of both. The organization you select should provide you with ample opportunities for research, since you will be required to use five to seven references as part of your research. The final paper should be formatted according to APA guidelines, and contain the following elements:
- An introduction and a thesis statement
- A body with supporting evidence and in-text citations
- A conclusion
- A reference list with at least five to seven sources
Choose three organizational behavior main concepts. Your research should uncover how your selected organization successfully uses, or suffers by ignoring, any three of these concepts:
- Decision Making
- Motivation
- Group Behavior
- Communication
- Power and Politics
- Organizational Structure
- Organizational Culture
- Human Resources Practices
- Change Management

About Nestle
Nestle employs around 276 050 people and have factories or operations in almost every country in the world.

Thesis statement
"Impact of organization behaviour practices of Nestle on its employees"

In this paper we will discuss various organization behaviour concepts practiced by Nestle and its impact on different stakeholders.

Nestles organization behavior practices
Nestle's philosophy guides the organization behaviour

As per the Nestle's site "For a business to be successful in the long term it has to create value, not only for its shareholders but also for society. We call this Creating Shared Value. It is not philanthropy or an add-on, but a fundamental part of our business strategy. Simply stated, in order to create value for our shareholders and our company, we need to create value for the people in the countries where we are present - farmers who supply to us, our employees, our consumers and the communities where we operate. "

Human resource policy at Nestle
Organizational culture is the personality of the organization. Culture is comprised of the assumptions, values, norms and tangible signs (artifacts) of organization members and their behaviors.
http://managementhelp.org/org_thry/culture/culture.htm

Organizational culture is the set of values that controls behavior, determines how organizational members interpret the environment, and helps achieve a competitive advantage.

As per the hrpolicy of Nestle, "The Nestlé policy is to hire staff with personal attitudes and professional skills enabling them to develop a long-term relationship with the Company. Therefore the potential for professional development is an essential standard for recruitment. Therefore, and in view of the importance of these Nestlé values, special attention will be paid to the matching between a candidate's values and the Company culture."

Its culture can be described as follows:
_ Commitment to a strong work ethic, integrity, honesty and quality.
_ Personal relations based on trust and mutual respect. This implies a sociable attitude towards others, combined with an ability to communicate openly and frankly.
_ A personalised and direct way of dealing with each other. This implies a high level of tolerance for other ideas and opinions,as well as a relentless commitment to co-operate proactively with ...

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This solution-guide explains the successful and/or unsuccessful application of organizational behavior concepts at Nestle. This solution-guide is 200 words.

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