Lecture%203%20Culture

Lecture%203%20Culture - Key Definitions Culture is...

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Spring 2009 MGT 4190 1 Key Definitions Culture is Attitudes, beliefs and values shared by all or most members of some social group that shape behavior -- or structures one’s perception of the world Morals Laws Customs, etc. Something older members of a group try to pass on to younger members Over a 100 definitions Define the way of life of a group of people
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Spring 2009 MGT 4190 2 Culture is Something that is Passed On Culture passed on through: Family relationships or kinship Education Economic policies and practices Political structure and processes Religion Associations Attitudes toward health and health care Attitudes toward recreation “The cell phone”
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Spring 2009 MGT 4190 3 There are Different Levels of Culture Artifacts Dress code Office ritual Office layout Values and Norms How someone gets promoted What is measured on performance reviews Company logos and dominant themes Basic Assumptions Human nature assumptions Authority and power How to deal with environment and issues beyond control Organizational Culture National Culture Deep Culture
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Spring 2009 MGT 4190 4 To Be Effective Requires Empathy To be an effective international manager requires
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course MGMT 4190 taught by Professor Robertdesman during the Fall '11 term at Kennesaw.

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