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organizational culture:

a system of shared meaning held by members that distinguishes the organization from other organizations

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the essence of organizational culture (7)

individual autonomy
structure
support
identity
performance-reward
conflict tolerance
risk tolerance

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individual autonomy (essence)

the degree of responsibility, independence, and opprotunities

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structure (essence)

rules and regulations

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support (essenece)

assistance and warmth

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indentity (essence)

how members identify themselves within the organization

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performance reward (essence)

reward allocations in the organization

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conflict tolerance (essence)

the degree of conflict presents in the relationships between peers and work groups

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risk tolerance (essence)

the. degree to which the employees are encouraged to be aggressive, innovative, and risk seeking

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how employees learn culture (6)

metaphors
rituals
stories
heroes
cultural artifacts
values

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metaphors (learn culture)

the language that members use to describe their experiences in organizations

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rituals (learn culture)

practices that are preformed regularly or occasionally in the organization

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stories (learn culture)

storytelling is a significant feature of organizational life

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heroes (learn culture)

heroes are an organizational members who are held up as exemplary role models

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cultural artifacts (learn culture)

tangible and physical features of the organization

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values (learn culture)

a shared set of beliefs about what is and what is not appropriate organizational behavior

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keeping a culture alive (3)

selection
top management
socilaization