CULTURE AND MANAGEMENT

education.profession and its place of work and its corporate culture .WHAT IS A CULTURE? ‡ Culture in general is concerned with beliefs and values on the basis of which people interpret experiences and behave.ethnicity.nationality.age. can belong to several different cultures depending on his or her birthplace.gender. thus.sexual orientation.physical condition. individually and in groups broadly and simply put. ‡ The same person.³culture´ refers to a group or community with which you share common experiences that shape the way you understand the world.language.religion.family satus.

MANAGEMENT ‡ Management is the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives using available resources effectively and efficiently. . staffing. ‡ Management comprises planning. organizing. and controlling an organization. leading or directing.

‡ To help firms define their culture and understand how it affects behavior and organizational success. . ‡ To be successful over the long term.INTRODUCTION ‡ Every company has its own "personality" or culture. its culture needs to be managed effectively.

‡ Determining what the culture should be to promote behavior consistent with the company's goals. .CULTURE MANAGEMENT FOCUSES UPON: ‡ Identifying what the culture really is. ‡ Developing a plan to take the company from where it is to where it needs to be with respect to its culture.

CULTURE MANAGEMENT PROCESS ‡ STEP 1: DATA COLLECTION ‡ STEP 2: DATA ANALYSIS AND REPORT ‡ STEP3: PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS .

Culture survey 3.DATA COLLECTION 1. Interviews 2. Organizational development surveys .

DATA ANALYSIS AND REPORT ‡ The elements of the firm¶s current ³real´ culture gaps(if any). ‡ Either reinforcing or obstructing the desired culture. . ‡ Recommendations designed to increase organizational effectiveness.

‡ Creating a statement of their firm¶s desired culture. ‡ Developing an understanding of their firm¶s current culture. ‡ Beginning to develop action steps for managing their firm¶s culture more effectively. .PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS Culture workshop:‡ Understanding what culture is.

CONCLUSION These are the concepts how management relate to culture.The process serves as input to the development of strategies for systematically managing culture as a competitive advantage. .

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