Building Blocks of Organizational Culture: The Six Components of Corporate Culture (Coleman)

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Munadil Shafat
Student (MBA), Bangladesh
🔥NEW Culture, unlike its short and easy definition the way we do things here isn't as easy a concept to get the hang of. Yet every complex thing relies on a foundation and in case of culture, as observed by John Coleman, it has its foundation in six core components. While Edgard Schein famously demonstrated there are 3 levels of culture, Coleman argues there are 6 components that build organizational culture: VISION: Vision is a compelling image of achievable future. Merely coming up with a shiny statement is not enough to be a great vision. The core of a vision should hold greater purpose beyond money. Thus, a good vision underlies a great purpose which has the ability to capture a dedicated following. VALUES: Values are guiding principles. When practiced properly, they make a vision more achievable than when they aren't. Visions are sometimes written in a more abstract form, which makes it hard for ordinary people to interact with. But values are concrete and therefore eve (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Munadil Shafat
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  Maurice Hogarth
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