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Organizational Culture

Your Presenter : Omair Arif Vaseer

•To date. practices and goals.What is Organizational Culture?? •Organizational culture is a type of organizational analysis that is borrowed from the field of anthropology. however. beliefs and understandings held by a particular group or organization about its problems. the term organizational culture generally is accepted as referring to the shared meanings. no single universally accepted definition exists. It first was described as an organizational unit of concern in 1979. .

ideology and style.Culture •The concept of organizational culture often is misunderstood and confused with the related concepts of climate. •Organizational • Culture can be defined in terms of: Evident organizational behavior • Organizational ideology and philosophy • Group and organizational norms • Promote organizational values • Policies. procedures and rules of socialization • Climate .

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or inbetween). • The nature of human relationships (the proper way for people to relate to one another). or coexists with the environment). • The nature of human activity (active. • The nature of human (intrinsic nature and basic instincts of human beings). passive. physical environments. . and social environments). time perspectives.Organizational Culture • The nature of the relationship between organization and environment (whether the organization controls. • The nature of reality and truth (what is right or wrong in terms of acquisition and use of information. is controlled by.

C? •Increased competition. . mergers. acquisitions.Why the need of O. •It focuses attention on the human side of organizational life. to acknowledge the impact of their behavior on the organization's culture. globalization. The energy will permeate the organization and create a new momentum for success. •It requires members especially leaders. •It encourages the view that the perceived relationship between an organization and its environment is also affected by the organization's basic assumptions. and finds significance and learning in even its most ordinary aspects. • Organizational Culture creates energy and momentum. alliances of various workforce departments have created a greater need for organizational culture.

what works or does not work. activities and relationships. and what constitutes appropriate or inappropriate organizational activity. They make presumptions about what should or should not be. particularly the leaders. Founders’ goals.Source of Culture •Founders form organizations based on personal beliefs about how to interact with the environment and about the natures of reality. . assumptions and visions of reality come to be shared by others in their organizations. people.

and longevity. •Organizational culture is possibly the most critical factor determining an organization's capacity. . It also contributes significantly to the organization's brand image and brand promise. as this can improve the company's culture.Concluding…. •The above-mentioned relevance of organizational culture supports the proposition that. in this competitive and globalized corporate scenario. effectiveness. there is huge need of organizational development strategy at various workforce departments.

Presented to : Sir Arif Khattak .