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Chapter 16 Organizational Culture
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Define organizational culture and explain its function Explain how organizational culture evolves and is transmitted Contrast the characteristics of strong and weak cultures Explain the relationship between strong cultures and high performance Objectives Organizational Behavior: An Experiential Approach 8/E Joyce S. Osland, David A. Kolb, Irwin M. Rubin and Marlene E. Turner 16 -1
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…Objectives Describe the importance of organizational justice Explain the impact of organizational culture in mergers Describe how leaders can manage culture Identify the four stages in the organizational life cycle Organizational Behavior: An Experiential Approach 8/E Joyce S. Osland, David A. Kolb, Irwin M. Rubin and Marlene E. Turner 16 -2
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Organizational Culture - Defined Pattern of shared values and beliefs that produce certain norms of behavior Organizational Behavior: An Experiential Approach 8/E Joyce S. Osland, David A. Kolb, Irwin M. Rubin and Marlene E. Turner 16 -3
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Uncovering Levels of Culture Visible organizational structures and processes Strategies, goals, philosophies Unconscious, taken-for- granted beliefs, perceptions, thoughts, and feelings Artifacts Espoused Values Basic Underlying Assumptions Organizational Behavior: An Experiential Approach 8/E Joyce S. Osland, David A. Kolb, Irwin M. Rubin and Marlene E. Turner 16 -4
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Types f Cultures Dominant culture – manifests the values shared by a majority of the organization's members Subculture – shares the dominant culture’s core values as well as other values that characterize their own department, geographical unit, etc. Counterculture – its values are in opposition to those of the dominant culture Organizational Behavior: An Experiential Approach 8/E Joyce S. Osland, David A. Kolb, Irwin M. Rubin and Marlene E. Turner 16 -5
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Functions of Organizational Culture Provide a sense of identity Generate commitment Helps make sense of occurrences Control mechanism Organizational Behavior: An Experiential Approach 8/E Joyce S. Osland, David A. Kolb, Irwin M. Rubin and Marlene E. Turner 16 -6
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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2011 for the course MBA 123 taught by Professor Barlow during the Spring '10 term at Ill. Chicago.

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osland_ob8_ppt_16-revised - Chapter 16 Organizational...

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