Discuss and critically describe the extent to which the study of organisation theories and ideas of management gurus have any practical benefits for managers?
Measure the practical value of both student and manager of adopting an open systems view of organisational analysis.
Make a distinction between the formal and the informal organisation and illustrate out their main characteristics. What functions are served by informal organisation? Support your answer with an organisation of your choice.
To what extent would you agree with the contention which a logical structure for organisation is better for efficiency and morale which a structure allowed to develop around personalities? What are the likely consequences of the poorly designed structure?
Discuss and illustrate out the main situational variables which are likely to affect the most appropriate form of managerial leadership behaviour. Detail three (3) different work situations in which a dissimilar style of leadership is likely to be most effective?