The Organizational Culture Of Lush Essay

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Lush is a leading cosmetics manufacturer and retailer with famous of its hand made bath and beauty products. Brandi,as the director and brand communications for Lush in North American, took an undercover and worked as a ground floor in manufacturing plant and retail shop of Lush in Vancouver. In the process of undercover, the organizational culture, leadership style and motivation methods of Lush is revealed. This essay will recognize the good and bad practice of Lush through its culture, leadership style and motivation methods and their impact on stakeholders. The recommendation will also be given in the essay.
1. Organizational culture of Lush
Through the process of undercover, first of all, the organizational culture of Lush can be recognized. The Organizational culture of Lush can be considered as type of hierarchy culture. According to Mckee (2011), organizational culture is a set of shared belief and values developed inside an organization which guide the behaviour of members of the organization. K. S. Cameron (2006) also stated in the competing values framework that organizational culture can be divided into four categories: clan culture, hierarchy culture, adhocracy culture and market culture. In the process of undercover, Lush’s organizational culture can be regarded as a kind of hierarchy culture. According to competing values model, hierarchy culture focus on the control of the business. It encourage stability. The company with this type of culture has structured
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