Organizational Culture

Organizational Culture - Apple GW o Function: create and...

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Organizational Culture 15:15 Organizational Culture Collectively held beliefs about an organization’s history, values and identity Assumptions, values, norms, artifacts Organizational Culture is developed through and can be seen in: Metaphors: see something in terms of something else o EX: Cast members at Disney o www.leadersdirect.com/metaphor.html     o function: imply collective values Stories: narrative examples or anecdotes, suggesting heroes/villains,  good/evil o EX: Sam Walton Walmart Hewlett Packard
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Unformatted text preview: Apple GW o Function: create and sustain common history • Rites: public cultural activities within ceremonial occasions o Something that goes in within a ceremonial occasion o Types Rites of passage Bar/bat mitzvah, communion, graduation Rites of integration Colonial Inauguration Rites of enhancement Promotion, employee of the month Rites of degradation Demoted, probation, corrective training Rite of renewal Retreats, 15:15 15:15...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course GEOL 002 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '09 term at GWU.

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