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 Organizational Culture
Organizational culture is a system of shared assumptions, values, and beliefs, which governs how people behave in organizations. These shared values have a strong influence on the people in the organization and dictate how they dress, act, and perform their jobs. (McLaughlin, 2012) In the same way McLean (Mullins , 2010) states that ‘The collection of traditions, values, policies, beliefs, and attitudes that constitute a pervasive context for everything we do and think in an organisation’. Other than that, Ravasi and Schultz (2006) wrote that organizational culture is a set of shared assumptions that guide what happens in organization by defining appropriate behaviour for various situations.
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