Culture - Holly A. Schroth 1 The Basics of Organizational...

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The Basics of Organizational Culture Organizational ulture Culture nhances Provides a sense of identity for Enhances commitment to the organization’s Defining boundaries Clarifies and reinforces standards of y members mission behavior-- social stability © Holly A. Schroth 2
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Organizational Culture Organizational Culture Yes Shared 1. Innovation Regular interaction? interpretation of organizational events? 2. Stability 3. People orientation 4. Outcome orientation 5. Easygoingness . Detail Orientation No 6. Detail Orientation 7. Team Orientation © Holly A. Schroth 3 A common perception held by the organization’s members; a system of shared meaning
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How Culture Begins ± Founders hire and keep only employees who think and feel the same way they do ± Founders socialize these employees to their way of thinking and feeling ± The founders’ own behavior acts as a role odel that encourages employees to identify model that encourages employees to identify with them and thereby internalize their beliefs, values, and assumptions © Holly A. Schroth 4
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2008 for the course UGBA 105 taught by Professor Scroth during the Summer '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Culture - Holly A. Schroth 1 The Basics of Organizational...

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