Chapter 36 Flashcards Preview

Organizational Behaviour > Chapter 36 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Chapter 36 Deck (5)
Loading flashcards...
1

What is organizational culture

Organizational culture is a system of shared assumptions, values, and beliefs, which governs how people behave in organizations. These shared values have a strong influence on the people in the organization and dictate how they dress, act, and perform their jobs.

2

What are uniform culture of organizations

- Dominate culture: express core values shared by majority
- Subcultures: mini-cultures within an organization typically defined by large organization.
- Core values: Values accepted throughout organization

3

What is strong culture

Culture in which the core values are intensely held and widely shared.

4

What is socialization

Socialization is a process by which organization bring new employees into the culture.

5

What are 4 functions of organizational culture

- Organizational identity
- Collective commitment
- sense-making device
- social system stability