Components Within Organization Culture And The Management Of The Culture

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Culture impacts most aspects of organizational life, such as how decisions are made, who makes them, how rewards are distributed, who is promoted, how people are treated, how the organization responds to its environment, and so on. (Mullins , 2010) The right culture aids the execution of strategy, (Becher , 2012) lifts productivity and innovation, (Boedker, et al., 2012) and in doing so provides organizations with a form of competitive advantage which is very difficult to replicate. In corporation culture, there are also key elements such as beliefs, values and norms. This essay talks about evaluating thoroughly about components within organization culture and the management of the culture in hospitality perspective. Definition of…show more content…
Ending up, believing in Head of Department may help them realize the positive results in the organization. II. Values clarification consists of “helping people clarify what their lives are for and what is worth working for. It encourages students to define their own values and to understand others’ value”. (Santrock, 2009) In the same vein, personal values too provide an internal reference for what is good, beneficial, important, useful, beautiful, desirable, constructive, etc. (Morris, 2015) Values generate behaviour. (Rokeach, 1973) III. Basic Assumptions are the deeply embedded, taken-for-granted behaviours which are usually unconscious, but constitute the essence of culture. These assumptions are typically so well integrated in the office dynamic that they are hard to recognize from within. (Schein, 1980) Mullins then said Basic Assumptions are unconscious held learned responses. They are implicit assumptions that actually guide behaviour and determine how group members perceive, think and feel about things. (2010) Moreover, Schein (1980) suggests that the basic assumptions are treated as the essence – what culture really is – and values and behaviours are treated as observed manifestations of the culture essence. For example, as a manager do not judge people by first sight; “don’t judge a book by its cover” is a metaphorical phrase which means ‘you
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