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Corporate culture and values


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Corporate culture and values

  1. 1. CORPORATE CULTUREAND VALUESUnderstanding the Theory and Design Designof Organizations
  2. 2. Organization Culture What is culture?  Theset of values, norms, guiding beliefs, and understanding that is shared by members of organization
  3. 3. Organization Culture Emergence and Purpose of Culture  Provide people with a sense of organizational identity and generates in them a commitment to beliefs and values that are larger than themselves  Internal Integration  Members develop a collective identity  Know how to work effectively  External Integration  How the organization meet goals and deals with outsiders
  4. 4. Organization Culture Interpreting Culture  Rites and ceremonies  Stories and myths  Symbols  Organization structures  Power relationship  Control Systems
  5. 5. Organization Design andCulture Managers want a corporate culture that reinforces the strategy & structural design The organizational needs to be effective within environment
  6. 6. Organization Design andCulture The Adaptability Culture  Characterized by strategic focus on the external environment through flexibility and change to meet customer needs The Mission Culture  Characterized by emphasis on a clear vision of the organization’s purpose and achievement goals The Clan Culture  An important value is taking care of the employees and making sure they have whatever they need to help them satisfied as well as productive The Bureaucratic Culture  Has an internal focus and consistency orientation for a stable environment
  7. 7. Organization Design andCulture Culture Strength and Organizational Subcultures  Culture strength refers to the degree of agreement among member of an organization about the importance of specific values  Subulture develop to reflect the commong problems, goals, and experiences that members of a team share
  8. 8. OrganizationalCulture, Learning, andPerformance Strong adaptive culture often incorporate :  The whole is more important that the parts  Equality and trust are primary values  The culture encourages risk taking, change, and improvement
  9. 9. Ethical Values and SocialResponsibility Sources of Individual Ethical Principles  Ethicsrefers to the code of moral principles and values that governs the behaviors of a person of group with respect to what is right and wrong Managerial Ethics  Principles that guide the decisions and behaviors of managers with regard to whether they are right or wrong
  10. 10. Ethical Values and SocialResponsibility Corporate Social Responsibility ( CSR )  An extension of the idea of managerial ethics and refers to management’s obligation to make choices and take action so that the organization contributes to the welfare and interest of all organizational stakeholders
  11. 11. How Leaders Shape Culture andEthics Value-Based Leadership A relationship beteween a leader and followers that is based on shared, strongly internalized values that are advocated and acted upon by the leader.