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Question no.1.

How would you describe the culture at SMdP before the arrival of Odiotti
and Seiberlich?
Answer: Before the arrival of Odiotti and Seiberlich the culture of SMdP was hap hazard. The
survey’s results showed that most of the teachers’ faculty did not believe on school policies and
philosophy of learning process in SMdP. As a result the teachers’ turnover rate was very high
which defiantly not a good sign of school culture was. There were multiple issues in the school
which disgrace the culture of SMdP. Like late arrival of students was the part of school culture.
There were physical fights among the students. They were biased on racial issues as majority of
them were Latino.
There were no such routines for school events which had made them so dry and
hard in terms of good students. Any visitor can easily observe that there was no mutual respect
for teachers and class mates. As both were not concerning with respect its obvious when a school
culture was not representing respect among teacher then eventually students will also disrespect
each other as they were in SMdP. Students often create disruptions by entering class rooms
through sides rather than main doors. The school culture represented the attitude and behavioral
issues that’s why there were no role models for the juniors from seniors. There was no
welcoming atmosphere around the school which was negative element for a school culture.
There was a lack of academic performances not only the students but also the teachers were not
taking any concern for best results or performance. The culture clearly depicted the racial, ethnic
and academic diverse issues in school. The culture also represented that there was no check and
balance for the teacher and students also. To sum up, there was shortage of good will,
infrastructure of school. Obviously all these problems created a general perception among the
outsiders were not good. Ultimately all these elements make a school cultute and there in SMdP
the culture was badly affected in all areas.
Question no.2. Was the school’s culture aligned with its mission?
Answer: When we talk about SMdP’s culture association with mission then immediately
according to the situation in the school the answer comes in that is simply No, the school culture
was not aligned with the school mission statement as in the mission statement it was clearly
depicted that “School is committed to academic excellence made affordable for young people of
limited options through each student’s participation in the hire for education program. SMdP will

strive to develop the full potential of each student in an atmosphere of mutual respect for the religious and cultural heritage of every individual”. So it did not align with school mission. Question no. To sum up with above discussion having practical examples its clear that school’s culture not at all aligned with its mission. ethical and cultural differences among the students. Teachers were not cooperating for each other if someone new enters among them they feel a threat for them. including the administration of school policies . The first one we can see that there were a lot of student related issues in the school i. seniors towards juniors or juniors towards seniors. racial. In the next part of mission it’s also very clear that there should be an atmosphere of mutual respect for religious and culture heritage of every individual but in realty the school culture did not represent any kind of respect even among teacher or among class mates. In fact the school culture was a victim of ethical. Now if we look at the current scenario of the school then according to the mission statement there should be academic excellence for students and of course for the school as well that was absolutely not there. There were physical fights. In SMdP the scenario shows that there was a long list of teacher related issues as well. cultural and racial bias among the students which was totally against the mission.3. They were not taking their academic carrier seriously that can be a threat for the school survival. As most of the students were not completing their session seriously even a quarter of a class of 2008 ten of forty – two students did not complete their academic requirements in time to graduate. There was no safety feeling in them which affected their performance a lot.e there were non academic issues plagued the school. They had negative perception in key areas. what specific challenges did Odiotti and Seiberlich face? How are these challenges related? Answer:In the given situation Odiotti and Seiberlich had to face many challenges in SMdP. energy and enthusiasm to show their abilities in term of academic or any other educational and interactive activities. A hardworking teachers’ team can be a back bone of any institution. Then we see that in mission it was clear mention that every student’s participation is essential but in SMdP there was no such routine or schedules for school events on academic and co extracurricular activities where students could utilize their full potential. Given the situation.

There was no check and balance to maintain a check and balance on both for the students and teachers was a big challenge for Odiotti and Seiberlich because it led towards a high turnover of teachers. I would keep a strong check and balance on everything regarding classes. So in the beginning Odiotti and Seiberlich identified the challenges in every dimension of the school they were to lead: students. Teachers would be suggested that they would create a healthy and competitive atmosphere in the class so that every individual would feel honored and respected by others.4. Moreover incentives would be suggested for them on academic levels. What would you do if you were Odiotti and Seiberlich? How would you “fix” SMdP? Where would you start if you wanted to build a new culture? How would you integrate the different elements of your solution? Answer: If I would be on Odiotti and Seiberlich place then definitely in the beginning I would settle the current scenario and after a while I would try to fix the problems which would eventually help me out to create a new culture in the school. student affairs and late arrivals. but his influence was weakened because his role had not been defined broadly enough. After that I would make them realize that for every learning organization it is very important to be punctual and organized. Then after fixing that I would make some strategies and structures to create a new culture in the school. He was quite smart about people. curriculum. administration. time tables. They were not even clear about their own duties and their accountability. teachers and administration. Both of them noticed that the dean of students was keen on changing the school’s culture in a measured way.e I would arrange small parties for the students and teachers to create a harmony in the system. teachers and administration. Then another challenge was to maintain the administrative part of SMdP for Odiotti and Seiberlich. leadership and conversations but on inquiry it’s revealed on both of them that although the dean’s intentions were positive. First of all I would collect the present information in the school in all dimensions it would be about students. Question no.and school-wide philosophy which concerning the learning process. . i. To fulfill the required challenges they had to be committed so that they can build an overhauling culture in SMdP for making it a true learning organization.

I would interact with the student union on regular bases so that all issues among the students can be sought out on daily bases. it can be predicted that the level of school will be enhanced in no time because evaluation and feedback would be there as a tool for check and balance.I will formulate a student a union that would look into all the concerned matters of students. so that evaluation of the administration can be done for further improvements. . Students and teachers opinions will be taken on weekly bases. Extracurricular healthy activities like debates and essay competition will be organized so that academic activities can be high lightened. By implementing all these steps.