HOW DOES A STRONG CULTURE EFFECT AN ORGANISATION’S EFFORTS TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY?
Present by: - TYA- HNDBM11/02/A
ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE The specific collection ofvalues and norms. It is shared by people and groups in an organization. It control the way they interact with each other and with stakeholders outside the
HOW DOES A STRONGCULTURE EFFECT AN ORGANISATION’SEFFORTS TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY?
STRONG CULTURE Could be one of the majority ofthe participants hold the samebasic beliefs and values as appliesto the organization. People in this group may followthe perceived rules and ethicalprocedures that are basic to theorganization, even if those valuesare not publicly stated by the
STRONG CULTURE Can be extremely valuable forbuilding a team where all theparticipants have the same goals. Working together to improveefficiencyor, possibly, communication withmanagement could be some of the Have a greater impact ongoals.employee behavior and are moredirectly related to reduce
Effect of strong culture to the organizations in improving diversity It is inherently a barrier todiversity because hiring newemployees who, because of race,gender, disability, or otherdifferences, are not like the majority Management wantsmembers createsof the organization’s new employeesto accept the organization’s corea paradox.cultural values but, at the sametime, they want to support the
Strong cultures put considerablepressure on employees to conform.They limit the range of values andstyles that are acceptable. Organizations seek out and hirediverse individuals because of theiralternative strengths, yet thesediverse behaviors and strengths arelikely to diminish in strong cultures.
Organization can use it strongculture to enhance diversity if it seeksout and hires diverse individualsbecause of their alternative strengths.If they effectively encourage theunique strengths that diverse peoplebring to the organization, they willeliminate any institutionalbias/insensitivity to people who aredifferent.