Chapter 8 - Managing Organisational Culture

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Unformatted text preview: tional structure How is an Organization’s Culture Transmitted to its Members? Transmitted Socialization: the process by which members learn and internalize the values and norms of an organization’s culture Role Orientation Role Role orientation: the characteristic way in which newcomers respond to a situation – – Institutionalized role orientation: results when individuals are taught to respond to a new context in the same way that existing organizational members respond to it Individualized role orientations: results when individuals are allowed and encouraged to be creative and to experiment with changing norms and values Socialization Tactics Socialization Collective vs. Individual – Collective tactics provide newcomers with common learning experiences designed to produce a standardized response to a situation. – With individual tactics, each newcomer’s learning experiences are unique, and newcomers can learn new, appropriate responses for each situation. Formal vs. Informal Formal For...
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