Human Resources. Sasnett & Ross (2007) Notes That “The

Decent Essays
Human Resources
Sasnett & Ross (2007) notes that “the human resource frame focuses on the needs of people. Leaders will value the feelings and relationships of people, and assume the organization must meet basic human needs through facilitation and empowerment” (p. 2). From my position as the organization’s senior enlisted advisor, there were numerous documented advisements to allocate fiscal year funds to contract IBM integration specialists, conduct hands-on data integrator training, and procure data transfer object IT software upgrades, not counting, the higher headquarters request to obtain additional man-power due to 40% of the organization deployed in support of overseas contingency operations. The Air Force’s outgoing top
…show more content…
Symbolic Frame
Bolman and Deal (2013) refers to the symbolic frame as forming “an umbrella for ideas from several disciplines, to include organization theory and sociology, political science, magic, neurolinguistics and programming” (p. 247). This frame deals with traditions, beliefs, values, rituals, ceremonies, and stories that make up the culture rather than by bureaucratic goals and policies. For the same reason, symbols create unity and add value meaning to the culture of an organization. Warren Buffett said, “it takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it” (Taibi, 2013). Many organizations work hard to create a notable and pleasant workplace culture, and it’s no surprise. People search for some sort of value in life and often create symbols to sustain hope and assurance that are a basis for thoughts, emotions, and actions.
Culture is the superglue that cements an organization together and unites individuals and societies around shared values and beliefs (Bolman & Deal, 2013). Organizational culture can be found at every level of an organization, and since organizational members are multicultural entities understanding an organization 's culture is significant because the beliefs, values, and behavior of individuals are often understood only in the context of people 's cultural identities (Pierce, 2010).
In applying the symbolic frame to the
Get Access