WK 2 - DQ 11 - we need to find out how our textbook defines...

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MGT/498 – Strategic Management University of Phoenix Professor:  TUGTEKIN GOKAYDIN Katie Williams 12/12/2011 Week 2 – Assignments Discussion Question #11: Is there a relationship between organizational culture and strategic management? From what I understand from past classes and our textbook, I would have to say there is a  strong relationship between organizational culture and strategic management. I say this because  strategic cultures are the values that help determine the behaviors of the social environment of an  organization. However, Wheelen and Hunger, define organizational culture as,  “is the collection  of beliefs, expectations, and values learned and shared by a corporation’s members and  transmitted from one generation of employees to another” (2010, p. 149). Now that we know how our textbook defines organizational culture or corporate culture, 
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Unformatted text preview: we need to find out how our textbook defines strategic management. According to our textbook (Wheelen, and Hunger 2010, p. 14), “the strategic management consists of four basic elements: environmental scanning, strategy formulation, strategy implementation, and last evaluation and control.” So basically, the relationship between the two of these terms is easily distinguished. The organizational culture is the employees and what they do, where strategic management is management of the employee to ensure everything is done like it should be. References: Wheelen, T. L., & Hunger, J. D. (2010). Concepts in Strategic Management and Business Policy: Achieving Sustainability (12th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall....
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