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Management is complex if unorganised. If all the aspects from minor to major of the organisation are analysed and identified than the target of the business can be acheived easily. Management run through proper and comfort flow of the POSDCORB ie: planning, organising, staffing, directing, co operation and budget. Among all these variables the planning and control are the most taking the culture into main stream of liteature review, verifying the importance of culture for managing and control of the workforce, how it is maintained and where its efficiency and efficacy can be increased. The culture of the organisation or a company plays a most significant role to acheive its objectives rapidly and with flow of ease.
SCOPE OF RESEARCH:
The culture in common understanding is nothing but just a way to believe what and how you want your people to behave in achieving the target. The scope is to identify the idea of how to organise the culture of the business with the changing environment and its external factors and how it will affect the efficiency of the workforce. To identify the significance of the culture and how it can be used in the diversified environment. The workforce and its control with context of culture and its implementation at a proper period of time. The culture being a specific for a long period may be not favour the business so we should behave or change the culture in the organisation with the changes of the mindset or trends of the area of the customer.
By the research and analysing various aspects of the culture and its importance in managing and controlling the workforce we come across various points to be considered while practicing the culture for workforce. The common culture of any organisation is about their working employees or their stakeholders as they are connected to the business in either way. The company knows their people which comes from different places and different parts of the world, but the company or any of the organisation cant allow them to work or produce a same or single product or service by each individuals way of aspect. So the organisation wants to see their workforce to perform in an organised and common manner which becomes the culture of the organisation. The company knows what they are and they know that what should be. Culture is not only found or based only till business and profit, it can be any where, in any type of service or industry. For example the culture of China is to maximise the power of operations in its force.
The culture influence the workforce to achieve accuracy towards their goal and specifies the work done. It smoothens the control and its process making easy the management to further process of the objectives. If the culture is properly identified and clear than the employees can be guided in a specific direction to work on. But prior to that the implementation or deciding the culture of the organisation is very much important, because that will lead the organisation to its success. Suppose we can say that the culture of the ASDA(SUPERMARKET) is to sell its products and services on a minimum possible rate to the customers providing better facilties because its objectives is to saving the money of the people everyday. This culture can be said to be formed correct because when it is the time of recession in the country's economy, people tend to go to the place where they can buy the products at the minimum rate. And this is how the ASDA is leading the other supermarkets as per the statistical data of its article.
The definition of the culture cannot be exactly specified or tagged to the one organisation because in real terms culture means to make people behave accordingly with the change of trend or behavior of the society. The culture helps to develops the human mind and drives the way of thoughts which drives the behavior. According to the Joe Caruso founder of caruso institue of leadership and author, " we don't change behavior but we change definition before changing the behavior." So this means we need to change our definition of culture by the change of environment and trends. So accordingly this will affect the workforce by developing the behavior and so as they too feel be comforted by that. But we cant judge the period of change of behavior of the culture. Its unspecific and uncertain. It takes long period and duration for setting a particular trend so as to change the definition of culture accordingly.
Suppose for if we talk about the business culture for Italy is very much different from the America. In Italy the formal staff at workplace have the culture of keeping distance while working and are also aware of the conservation of the power while in America the staff behave in very informal culture and are unaware the unnecessary consumption of the power and energy. So accordingly the companies behave to control their employees in different ways than other as their culture of behaving is different from other. So we can identify that at the same place of work we found two different cultures and different way of control in the management.
One of the U.S based clothing company which has been very much identified by its culture is Abecrombie and Fitch. On account of control and management in context of culture we can observe that Abecrombie and Fitch has developed a tremendous success in many parts of the world including U.K market. The company A&F says: " Diversity and Inclusion are key to our organisation's success. We are determined to have a diverse culture, throughout our organisation, that benefits from the perspective of each individual." So this company's company has mainly focused on the diversity as its culture and managed and controlled its workforce to do the work in that area accordingly. The culture of any company emphasizes to control the quality that we can noticed from like this and other companies as well. And by this the A&F has been with its diversified culture aspects lead the other big leading brands of apparels far behind in the past few years.
The culture shows the workers what to do and what to avoid. Some cultures are innovative and which encourages the workers to perform better while some cultures are formed so that the lower level managers are discouraged such like inert cultures. The some of the above example shows that how the companies define their culture in order to have a straight way of continuing the process of organisation and making the control and managing process easy for the managers. The culture also emphasizes and motivate the all level managers in the participation of the all level activities. Therefore we can say that, the organisational culture forms by the combination of different aspects combining the norms and values of the workforce, the organisational rewards and socialization. The managers found it easy to control if the workers feel comforted in the organisation with their job, which comes from the proper formed culture of the business. The flow of hierarchy will be maintained if the workforce works in a thought condition. The thing of loyalty waves between the managers to control the workforce if proper culture is predefined. The stories of the founder or the events should also be repeated in order to form a proper culture in an orgnaisation. The diversity should not be a problem to make a clear perceptible culture instead this barriers should be removed prior only. The communication should be made better in the staff so to create a healthy and common goal atmosphere amongst the different individuals. Every company wants to see its staff or workforce as not as separate individuals but a united and co operative team. The workforce than and only then can be made target friendly. If there is not control on the co operation on the workforce or staff than the objective to achieve of the organisation will become blur. So it should be make sure that the all the stakeholders should be work as a united team to accomplish the organisatinal goals. So the culture indicates the availability to bind the people with one knot and keep the diversified individuals as a common person amongst one another. The norms and values of the individuals should be kept in mind of each individual so that none of the part of workforce remains unidentified so that to avoid inequality. The equality among the workforce is very much important to achieve the target which should be present in the culture of the business.
The culture of the organisation is good for the common goals till its in the favor fo external environment and market trends. The culture should adapt the changes and behavior of the market otherwise that culture may be negatively affect the company's goal. The workforce should be drived in a manner so that it remains under the control and the managers can easily have the access to the staff and stakeholders of the company. The market is flexible and highly uncertain in terms of the change, So as to be the culture for the survival of the company in the market. It should be predefined before behaving to a particular aspect. The correct leadership of the managers will lead the workers in a proper direction guiding into motivation and influencing them by proper ideas and examples and stories of the past founders and leaders and successful people of the company. It will be the leader or supervisor who will be playing the significant role in practicing the culture of the organisation. The flow of communication between the top level and middle level managers should be effective and properly flown in accurate direction so as to make effective the bottom level staff's performance. That will be highly effective in practicing the culture and managing and controlling the workforce in an organisation.
So now we can conclude the following with the analyses and the significance of the culture in managing and controlling the workforce.
So by analysing the various aspects of culture we came into the conclusion that culture maximise the growth of operations of the business amongst the workforce and it leads to the common objective of the organisation. It helps in the motivation, leadership and workplace satisfaction for workers to perform their roles with their optimal efficiency. And we can aslo identify that the culture of the one organisation can decline the power of other organisation by fairly practicing in its optimal way with its co operative workforce. The workers can be lead and control in the best way in the presence of a correct leader defined under the proper management level ultimately practicing and noticing the flexibility of the culture and its way to accept the different behavior of the market.