Chapter 6 - Organizational Culture

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Organizational  Organizational  Culture  Culture  0
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Organizational (Corporate)  Organizational (Corporate)  Culture Culture     Organizational (Corporate) Culture -  Organizational (Corporate) Culture -   a  pattern of basic assumptions that are  considered valid and that are taught to new  members as the way to perceive, think, and feel  in the organization 0
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Levels of  Levels of  Organizational  Organizational  Culture Culture Artifacts - s symbols of culture in the physical and social work environment Values Espoused: what members of an organization say they value Enacted: r eflected in the way individuals actually behave Assumptions - d eeply held beliefs that guide behavior and tell members of an organization how to perceive and think about things 0
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Organizational Culture Levels Visible, often not decipherable Greater level of awareness Taken for granted Invisible Preconscious Artifacts Personal enactment Ceremonies and rites Stories Ritual Symbols Values Testable in the physical environment Testable only by social consensus Basic Assumptions Relationship to environment Nature of reality, time, and space Nature of human nature Nature of human activity Nature of human relationships 0
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Functions of Organizational Culture Functions of Organizational Culture Culture provides a sense of identity to  members and increases their  commitment to the organization Culture is a sense-making device              
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