7 Characteristics Of Organizational Culture

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Q 1) Define organizational culture and include the 7 primary characteristics that researchers identify as those that "capture the essence of an organization's culture." organizational culture: a pattern of shared basic assumptions that the group learned as it solved its problems of external adaptation and internal integration, that has worked well enough to be considered valid and, therefore, to be taught to new members as the correct way to perceive, think, and feel in relation to those
Organizational culture is made out of seven characteristics that range in need from high to low. Each company has a different value for each of these characteristics:
1. Innovation and risk taking: The degree to which employees are encouraged to innovative and to take risks. 2. Attention to detail: The degree to which employees are expected
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Q 3) Can cultures sometimes be a liability? If yes, how so?
Yes, cultures could be a liability for some organizations. Barrier to change, Barrier to diversity and Barrier to acquisitions and mergers could lead any organization’s culture to be a liability. For example, when the upper management for Gray Electric decided that producing cell phones would only hurt their landline phone sales. At the end, they realized that sales of their landline phones were decreasing every year. So, they began produce a new cell phone.

Q 4) Discuss the short-term and long-term impact of Steve Jobs' death on Apple's corporate culture. What, if anything, regarding corporate culture should be taken into consideration when designing an organization's succession plan(s)?
Jobs' health had been an issue with Apple shares and its investors. However, the company has tow products which are iPhone and iPad that making the company in the top of smartphone challenge. Many people believe that jobs’ technologies have affected on society and culture were
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