Chapter 17 Terms

Chapter 17 Terms - 6 Aggressiveness The degree to which...

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Chapter 17 -Organizational Culture : A system of shared meaning held by members that distinguishes the organization from other organizations 1. Innovation and Risk Taking : The degree to which employees are encouraged to be innovative and take risks. 2. Attention To Detail : The degree to which employees are expected to exhibit precision, analysis, and attention to detail. 3. Outcome Orientation : The degree to which management focuses on results or outcomes rather than on the techniques and processes used to achieve those outcomes 4. People Orientation: The degree to which management decisions take into consideration the effect of outcomes on people within the organization 5. Team Orientation: The degree to which work activities are organized around teams rather than individuals
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Unformatted text preview: 6. Aggressiveness: The degree to which people are aggressive and competitive rather than easygoing. 7. Stability: The degree to which organizational activities emphasize maintaining the status quo in contrast to growth--Values : What’s important--Beliefs : how things work--Norms: how members should behave-Dominant Culture : a culture that expresses the core values that are shared by a majority of the organization’s members.-Subcultures: Minicultures within an organization, typically defined by department designations and geographical separation-Core Values: The primary or dominant values that are accepted throughout the organization-Strong Culture: Culture in which the core values are intensely held and widely shared....
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