The term ‘external environment’ is referred to all of the characteristics that are present outside the organisation. The organisational aspects may also not be influenced by these specific elements. This involves all social, economic, political, and technological characteristics. The external environment of an organisation can be distinguished into two different concepts, i.e., the task environment and the general environment. (more…)
Purchase and manufacturing decisions are often made by global businesses regarding whether outsourcing must be preferred or a specific activity must be carried out by them. To enhance scheduling, accrue dynamic capabilities and protect proprietary product technology, core competence activities are mostly internalized by the organizations. On the other hand, with of objective of accomplishment of strategic flexibility and eliminating cost, the activities perceived as secondary to core competencies are mostly externalized. (more…)
Some uses of data in higher education are given below.
Reducing Cost and Time of Analysis
Data analytics can be used to replace difficult and tedious operations, thus saving investment, time and resources. Processed data, presented in a usable format, is far easier, economical and faster to evaluate as opposed to conducting own surveys, questionnaires or primary research. (more…)
Tortuous Workplace Deviance
Tortuous Workplace deviance is an occupational crime that might vary alongside a continuum of severity, from somewhat minor acts including embarrassing the co-workers, too much more serious acts like theft and sabotage. The victims of tortious workplace deviant behavior might include employees, employers and in some cases both. An act can be workplace deviant if it results in the violation of major organizational rules. Tortuous Workplace deviant behavior is extremely costly and pervasive for the organizations today. Various studies have revealed that employees mostly get engaged in different forms of workplace deviance such as stealing, fake accident claim, sabotaging, drug abuse, harassing other employees, and breaking organizational rules, etc. (more…)
Social media has become one of the major tools to interact with thousands of user at a time, though revolution has been brought in social media in various aspects. It has become a platform for an organization to start up their business or build their brand image. The difference between revolution and transformation can be explained as revolution is based on the innovations and creativity of the social towards image building. Whereas, transformation can be elaborated as the user has transformed their mean of communication, advertising, marketing to social networks. (more…)
Herzberg has brought up the two factors that influence the standard of conduct of a laborer – one is Hygienic factor, and the other is Motivational elements. Herzberg is of view that individuals endeavor to accomplish ‘Hygiene’ needs as it keeps them glad in the work environment. Afterward, he distinguished that the hygiene factor alone won’t fulfill the individuals, and this fulfillment is impermanent. (more…)
Australian exports (goods and services) along with its top 8 export markets in 2004-05 and 2014-15 are shown in the table stored in file EXPORTS.XLSX (in the course website). Using this data, answer the questions (more…)
Importance Of Advertisement
In a competitive society or in a capitalistic country, advertisements are a necessity. Products and services need promotion so that people may know about them. The advertisement of goods and services is meant to attract a wide variety of customers to buy them.
The government advertises its schemes and policies to inform the public and to make its citizen participate in them. The government uses to advertise housing plans, saving schemes, educational policies, and messages for the betterment of the citizens (more…)
What Is Workplace Deviance?
Workplace deviance is referred to the voluntary behavior violating organizational norms that are of great significance, and in doing so, the personnel tends to threaten the well-being of the members of the organization or organization’s itself or both. Deviant behavior is explained from an alternative point of view as a behavioral departure from norms of reference groups. In most cases, such behaviors (lying, sabotage, aggression, political activities, misbehavior, theft, and noncompliance to the laws or regulations) are identified as significantly harmful to the firms or the society, on the whole. Warren, therefore, proposed a typology explaining behaviors that deviate or conform from normative expectations and be destructive or constructive either at the organizational level or at the social level. Destructive deviance behaviors have a negative impact and violate both, social norms as well as organizational norms. (more…)
It is clear from the torts cases that have come in the Malaysian courts to seek remedies under the Tort Law that these cases were mainly confined to the defamation and nuisance, cases of negligence from both the sides, and the breach of the duty of care in the context of the occupiers of the premises and assets. The position of Tort law in Malaysia can be understood by having a look at the trend of the courts in Malaysia where, for several years and till date, the courts have been following their counterparts in England. However, it is not a surprise for anyone, since the Torts law is a common law and has evolved in England throughout many years. (more…)