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StuDocu is not sponsored or endorsed by any college or universityBMGT 364 6392 Project 2 - Organizational Culture•±Discuss the seven dimensions of organizational culture.Management and Organization Theory (University of Maryland Global Campus)StuDocu is not sponsored or endorsed by any college or universityBMGT 364 6392 Project 2 - Organizational Culture•±Discuss the seven dimensions of organizational culture.Management and Organization Theory (University of Maryland Global Campus)Downloaded by Cedrick Pierre ([email protected])lOMoARcPSD|8027522
Running head: PROJECT 2: ORGANIZINGProject 2: OrganizingNAMEBMGT 364 – Section Number 6392February 9, 2021Professor Nicki BlackDownloaded by Cedrick Pierre ([email protected])lOMoARcPSD|8027522
PROJECT 2: ORGANIZINGIntroductionOrganizational culture is an organization where leaders, managers, and employees sharethe same beliefs, values, goals, standards, and work together to meet those objectives[CITATION Key12 \p 1 \l 1033 ].It is a harmonious culture that resonates from the top-downand the bottom-up throughout the whole organization.It is motivating, innovating, encouraging,and rewarding when a team of people comes together to work towards a common goal.Organizational culture is essential for any business to be effective.Depending on anorganization’s goals, the culture of that organization can be of substantial benefit in achievingthose goals.Having a culture in an organization that is aligned with the organization's vision,mission, and values, a company can be a competitive advantage, competitive in its industry,attract and retain talented personnel, be innovative, and successful.This document explainsseven components that an organization may or may not contain to create a culture within itscompany.It describes how the elements fit into an organization’s culture and illustrates onecompany that has a culture containing all seven elements.Seven Dimensions of Culture DiscussionThere are several ways that an organization can express its culture.The OrganizationalCulture Profile (OCP) developed by Charles A. O’Reilly III, Jennifer Chatman, and David F.Caldwell was created to assess what kind of culture exists in an organization [CITATIONKey12 \p 1 \l 1033 ].While there are seven distinct characteristics of the OCP, an organizationcan ascribe to one or more of these attributes [CITATION Key12 \p 9 \l 1033 ].Detail-orientedis a culture that expects its employees to be meticulous and accurate in their work [CITATIONKey12 \p 3 \l 1033 ].Precision to detail is typically related to organizations that are customer-oriented where accuracy is perceived as value added to an organization [CITATION Key12 \p2Downloaded by Cedrick Pierre ([email protected])lOMoARcPSD|8027522
PROJECT 2: ORGANIZING3 \l 1033 ].An innovativecultural organization promotes and welcomes its employees creatingnew ideas or methods of meeting an organization’s strategic goals.It encourages employees tothink outside the box, suggest or develop creative techniques for achieving the objectives of anorganization.Innovationcan lead to new products or services in turn adding further value to theorganization [CITATION Key12 \p 4 \l 1033 ].An aggressiveorganization can mean manythings.

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