What is organizational culture organizational culture? How does it affect attitudes and behavior of employees?
How can organizational culture be managed?
What is organizational culture organizational culture? How does it affect attitudes and behavior of employees? How can organizational culture be managed?
to be taught to new members as the correct way you perceive. and feel in relation to those problems by Edgar Schein. therefore. that has worked well enough to be considered valid and.y
Organizations like individuals exhibit traits which help in the prediction of their attitudes and behavior. think. it is a system of shared meaning held by members that distinguishes the organization from other organization a set of key characteristics that the organization values
. These specific traits can be used to predict the attitudes and behaviors of the people working in the organizations solved its problems of external adaptation and internal integration. an MIT Sloan School of Management
y "A pattern of shared basic assumptions that the group learned as it
Culture of any organization.
People orientation Outcome orientation Team orientation
Attention to detail
Innovation and risk taking
Ingredients of Organizational Culture
loyal and committed to the goals. Has greater influence on members behavior. Lowers employee turnover and makes them cohesive.y It is a descriptive term unlike job satisfaction which is
evaluative y Existence of a dominant culture and numerous sets of subcultures. Core values from the dominant culture are part and parcel of the sub-culture y Strong culture implies that the core values are both intensively and widely shared. Reverse is the case for weak culture y National culture is more influential than org. Culture which employers neutralize through their recruitment process
y It distinguishes orgs. Through certain characteristics y Members have a sense of belongingness through
identity y Generates commitment to see things beyond one s individual interest y Stabilizes the org. Through appropriate standards y Acts as a control mechanism guiding and shaping the employees attitudes and behavior
y When Shared Values Blunt The Effectiveness Of An
Organization In A Dynamic Setting y Difficulty in merging diversities y Incompatibility of cultures in the event of prospective acquisition or merger
y Culture begins with the vision of the founders and their
ideologies which is imposed on all organizational members.
y The Founders hire and keep employee with similar beliefs. characteristics
etc. y They indoctrinate and socialize these employees their similar way of thinking y The founder s behavior as role models
y Culture Sustains:
y Selections practices y Is the explicit goal to hire some who has the skills as well as values
consistent to the organisation. y The action of the top Management y Through what the management says and behaves filters down through the organisation Encounte Prearrival Metamorphosis r y Socialisation methods
y Stories y Rituals y Material symbols y Language
y Crisis (Existing Or Created) y Turnover in leadership y Young and small organization y Weak culture
y Be a visible role model y Communicate ethical expectations y Provide ethical training y Visibly reward ethical acts and punish unethical ones y Provide protective mechanism