OB Ch02 RE-POST - OrganizationalCulture,...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Organizational Culture,  Socialization, and Mentoring Chapter 2
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Organizational Culture  Passed on to new employees through the  process of socialization Influences our behavior at work Operates at different  levels
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Four Functions of Organizational Culture
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A Conceptual Framework for Understanding  Organizational Culture Figure 2-1
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Constructive vs. Destructive  Organizational Cultures Constructive Passive- defensive Aggressive- defensive
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Types of   Organizational Culture 1. Constructive Employees are encouraged to interact with  others and to work on tasks and projects in  ways that will assist them in satisfying their  need to grow and develop. Associated with achievement, self-actualizing,  humanistic-encouraging, and affiliative beliefs.
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Types of Organizational Culture 2. Passive-defensive Overriding belief that employees must interact  with others in ways that do not threaten their  own job security. Associated with approval, conventional,  dependent, and avoidance beliefs.
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Types of   Organizational Culture 3. Aggressive-defensive Encourages employees to approach tasks in 
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