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WEEK THIRTEEN Organizational Culture Please remember to bring with you: Case incident Mergers Don’t Always Lead to Culture Clashes
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WEEK THIRTEEN Organizational Culture Nature and types of organizational cultures Functions and liabilities of organizational culture Creating and sustaining organizational culture How employees learn organizational culture? Creating specific organizational cultures Global implications Examination format
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Nature of Organizational Culture (1) Defining Organizational Culture “A system of shared meaning held by members that distinguishes the organization from other organizations” (Robbins & Judge, 2009, p. 585).
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Nature of Organizational Culture (2) Seven Primary Characteristics Innovation and risk taking Attention to detail Outcome orientation People orientation Team orientation Aggressiveness Stability
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Types of Organizational Culture (3) Do Organizations have Uniform Cultures? (1) Dominant Culture “Expresses the core values that are shared by a majority of the organization’s members.” An organization’s culture primarily refers to its dominant culture. Subcultures Tend to develop in large organizations to reflect common problems, situations, or experiences that members face. Are likely to be defined by department designations and geographical separation.
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Types of Organizational Culture (4) Do Organizations have Uniform Cultures? (2) Strong versus Weak Cultures
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