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Unformatted text preview: ch13 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ Instilling a Corporate Culture that Promotes Good Strategy Execution 1. A company's corporate culture is best defined and identified by A. The strategy and business model that a company has adopted B. The character of a company's internal work climate and personalityas shaped by the company's core values, beliefs, business principles, traditions, ingrained behaviors of "how we do things around here," work practices, and style of operating C. Its statement of core values and its code of ethics D. Its internal politics E. The traditions that company executives are committed to maintaining 2. The character of a company's corporate culture is a product of A. The core values and business principles that management preaches and practices B. Its standards of what is ethically acceptable and what is not and the stories that get told over and over to illustrate and reinforce the company's values, business practices, and traditions C. The company's approach to people management and the "chemistry" and "personality" that permeates its work environment D. The work practices and behaviors that define "how we do things around here." E. All of these 3. Which one of the following is not a fundamental part of a company's culture? A. The work practices and behaviors that define "how we do things around here" B. The company's standards of what is ethically acceptable and what is not, along with the "chemistry" and "personality" that permeates its work environment C. The core values and business principles that management preaches and practices D. The company's strategic vision, strategic intent, and strategy E. The legends and stories that people repeat to illustrate and reinforce the company's core values, traditions, and business practices 4. A company's culture is in part defined and identified by A. A company's internal work climate and personalityas shaped by its core values, work practices, traditions, and ingrained behaviors that define "how we do things around here." B. Whether it employs a low-cost provider, best-cost provider, differentiation or focused strategy C. Whether decision-making is centralized or decentralized and whether it is a single-business company or a diversified company D. How strongly its strategic vision is linked to the company's core values E. Whether it is a well-known industry leader, an up-and-coming company that is gaining market share, a middle-of-the-pack company unlikely to move up in the industry ranks, or an industry also-ran that may or may not survive What to Look For in Identifying a Company's Corporate Culture 1 5. A company's culture is not manifested in which one of the following?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/19/2010 for the course FINANCE 600 taught by Professor Norkle during the Fall '09 term at Methodist.

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