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Chapter 7 Defining Organizational Culture: Organizational Climate Organizational climate- characteristics describing an organization that are relatively visible and stable, but amenable to change Organizational culture- shared beliefs and expectations among the members of an organization that are relatively enduring and resistant to change Organizational culture Levels of Organizational Culture: Artifacts, norms, values and underlying assumptions Cultural Artifacts- tangible aspects of culture- behaviors, language and physical symbols- that we can perceive with our senses and that reflect the rules and core beliefs of the organization’s culture Ceremonies and rituals are examples Shared Norms- common expectations that guide the behavior of organizational members Cultural values- collective beliefs, ideals, and feelings of members about the things that are good, proper, valuable, rational, and right Viable, balanced, aligned and authentic
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course MAN 3025 taught by Professor Clevenger during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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