Organizational Culture And Leadership : An Organization

906 WordsNov 2, 20154 Pages
Favian Ramirez MGT 105 Professor Call Organizational Culture and Leadership Organizational culture and leadership both affect every day working lives, even if you notice it or not. There is no single definition for organizational culture but the concept consists of socially developed rules of conduct that are shared by members of an organization. Some researchers believe that many traits of an organization’s culture are so vague and general that even the members of the organization cannot accurately describe them. The reason for culture is to offer members with a sense of identity and to create a commitment to the beliefs and values of an organization. An understanding of organizational culture is crucial to building effective organizations since an organization’s culture affects the entire organization. Organizational leadership is a management approach that works towards what is best for individuals and what is best for a group as a whole. The attitude and a work ethic of a leader empowers an individual in any role to lead from any part of an organization. A leader 's success in business depends upon understanding organizational culture. Organizational culture defines leadership and to understand one’s leadership you will have to understand one’s culture. Cultures comes from three sources: beliefs, values and assumptions of founders; learning experience of group members; and new beliefs brought in by new members/leaders. The first one is the most important. Leadership is
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