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....Sign up

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 ad...Sign up

Mindset versus Culture
Ronald Liebman, CxO / Board, United States, Member
Trice & Beyer's discussion is excellent, but much of what others pass off as "culture change" these days is not. Rather, it is more often just ...Sign up

ABC: Attitude, Behavior and Culture
Kouwenhoven, Coach, Netherlands, Member
We define Culture as the collective Attitude and Behavior in an organization.
In any organizational change initiative (project/programme) ...Sign up

What is Culture? What is Organizational Culture?
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
Culture is a concept that is briefly explained as "the way we do things around here". However it is impossible to define the term precisely. Here are ...Sign up

What is Organizational Culture?
William E. Linzey, Business Consultant, United States, Member
The way I address this in organizations is by asking one question: "Who would you hire to work here?" 100% of the time the answer is based on skills, ...Sign up

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