What is Organisational Culture?

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What is Organisational Culture?
David Bovis, Business Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
None of the post's here initially define what organisational culture is. To include it: "Communication and behaviour that reflects the virtues, values and beliefs of a group being considered". Then we must naturally consider the details behind perception, beliefs etc. i.e. the psychology of culture - how & why people think the way they do, which leads to their reactions (behaviours) which forms culture. Once we can perceive this, we can address 'attitudes' in cultural layers, in relation to how the 'system communicates' to exercise 'control' and how this drives reactions that are in unconscious opposition to 'change'. We must start to look at 'culture change' from the 'people system' perspective. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Organizational Culture as Defined by Schein
Robert Chenault, Student (University), United States, Member
  Schein describes organization culture as "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 you perceive, think, and feel in relation to those problems. Cultural norms are often referred to as, "the way we do things around here."
In terms of changing culture, efforts should be directed at creating norms that allow for individual preference while supporting the desired behavior.
One of the biggest challenges in successful cultural change is to identify key behaviors that are critical for organizational success. The cultural change effort should then be directed at making that behavior a norm.

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Changing Organization Cultures
Summary
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Why you should Change an Organizational Culture Slowly
How to Change Bad Norms or Behaviors of your Team?
🔥Shaping Organization Culture through Stories
Best Practices
🥇How can we MEASURE Mindset Change?
🥈Changing Organization Cultures: What is the Critical Element to Start?
🥉Is Culture Change not Manipulating Employees?
Organization Cultures Have to Change
Culture Change and Coalitions
Engage People in Vision, Strategy and Culture Change
The Leader's Role in Culture Change
Change in 3rd World Countries Vs. Developed World
Changing Culture Through Working on TRUST
Organizational Culture and Intellectual Capital System
What is Organisational Culture?
Unoffical Leaders and Cultural Change
Organizational Development and Organizational Culture


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