Concept Of Culture For Organizational Business

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When examining the significance of the concept of culture for organizational business, we first must identify the two theories of culture theory and organizational theory. Diving into these two theories, we will review in detail of how each impact a family-owned business and how the effectiveness of the management and leadership summarize the culture of the business while evaluating the different purposes about the nature of culture and the organization business. The evaluation will require a reflection on the concept of culture; “Culture is the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, defined by everything from language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music and arts.” (The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 2012).…show more content…
In detail, how organizational culture impacts people and organizational outcomes begins with developing a model of effectiveness. As we have discussed in earlier work, trait theory in leadership, the four traits of organizational cultures are adaptability, consistency, involvement and mission. “Two of the traits, involvement and adaptability, are indicators of flexibility, openness, and responsiveness, and were strong predictors of growth. The other two traits, consistency and mission, are indicators of integration, direction, and vision, and were better predictors of profitability. Each of the four traits were also significant predictors of other effectiveness criteria such as quality, employee satisfaction, and overall performance.” (Banto). These traits represent the culture that breed’s success for an organization; As stated above each trait plays a significant role in organizations; beginning with a mission- it informs a collective identity that influences the group to communicate and understand the goal for the organization. Next, adaptability, which prescribes behavior that is made cleared to each group member the “do’s and don’ts” by knowing the policies for the situation at hand. As we continue, consistency, which helps the group, work together to meet the vision of the direction of the organization. Lastly, involvement, being accountable for the role given, it provides structure with in-group that creates trust and develops motivation with each person to
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