Language - The culture of the ABC Company values kindness toward others, honesty and openness. Employees are encouraged to engage in flexible thinking. While profits are important, the company's mission statement has placed an emphasis on social responsibility and encourages employees to engage in socially responsible initiatives within the community. What type of organizational culture describes the ABC Company? Spiritual - You are an HR manager and you want to foster the enhancement of a spiritual organization. Which of the following would you say will differentiate spiritual organizations from their non spiritual counterparts? Benevolence, strong sense of purpose, trust and respect, and open-mindedness. - Organizational culture is sustained by which of the following forces? Selection - Stephanie has completed her six-month probationary period on the job. She is feeling very confident in her position and has gained the trust of her teammates. She has embraced the organizational culture and even recommended friends to apply. Which stage of the socialization process has Stephanie most recently completed? Metamorphosis - Which of the following is NOT a function of culture? Culture dictates organizational structure and defines the appropriate management style to be used for various levels of employees. - Perceptions about the organization and work environment that employees of that organization share are defined as the Organizational Climate - National and organizational cultures may clash when it comes to Ethics - The adaptation of employees to the culture within an organization is aided through the process of Socialization - An accounting firm is likely to focus on which Ethical Climate Theory (ETC) category? Law and Code
- Which of the following statements about culture is FALSE? A movement toward more centralized organizations makes culture more important than ever, and easier than it had been in the past. - Organizational climates that foster individual-level successes that help their organizations thrive in competitive industries would likely be classified as ___________________ under the Ethical Climate Theory (ECT)? Instrumental - Which stage of socialization focuses on individual values and expectations? Pre Arrival Stage - In order to control ethical behavior without losing good employees, your company has just put in an anonymous tip line that employees can use to report unethical behavior without having to identify themselves and get in trouble. Which principle in creating a more ethical culture is the company using? Provide Protective Mechanisms - Repetitive activities that reinforce the values of the organization are known as Rituals - An organization's dominant culture focuses on the core values shared by members of the organization - Your company has monthly luncheons that start with a big company chant, and then everyone sits and eats together. What is this an example of?
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