Organizational Concepts

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Unformatted text preview: ilosophy and strongly influences hiring criteria as the firm grows. Top manager’s actions set the general climate, including what is acceptable behavior and what is not. The way employees are socialized will depend both on the degree of success achieved in matching new employees’ values to those of the organization in the selection process, and on top management’s preference for socialization methods - How Leaders Embed Culture - Observe, Listen, and Learn Primary Embedding Mechanisms 1) Focus and reactions 2) Criteria for selection, resources, rewards, status 3) Role modeling, teaching, coaching Secondary Embedding Mechanisms 1) Organizational structure, systems and processes 2) Organizational ceremonies 3) Physical spaces 4) Heroes and legends 5) Formal belief statements - The Socialization Process Socialization: A process that adapts employees to the organization’s culture o Marines go through boot- camp Three stages 1 Prearrival: Period of learning in the socialization process that occurs before a new employee joins an organization - Recognizes that each individual arrives with a set of values, attitudes, and expectations about the workplace. 2 Encounter: The stage in the socialization process in which a new employee sees that the organization is really like and confronts the possibility that expectation and reality may diverge 3 Metamorphosis: The stage in the socialization process in which a new employee changes and adjusts to the job, work group, and organization Outcomes: Productivity, Commitment, and Turnover - Three part process is complete when new members have internalized and accpeted the norms of the organization and their work group, are confident in their competence, and feel trusted and valued by their peers - Ethical Organizational Culture - Creating an ethical culture · Be a visible role model · Communicate ethical expectations · Provide ethical training · Visibly reward ethical acts and punish...
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This document was uploaded on 03/02/2014 for the course MGMT 201 at Georgetown.

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