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What Organizational Culture Is And What Organisational Culture Is

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Briefly, define what organisational culture is and what organisational identity is.
ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE ORGANISATIONAL IDENTITY
• Basically, this is a set of adopted and accepted values, norms, customs, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviours, traditions that govern the ultimate conduct of people within any given organisation or company.
• It reflects the mentality, work ethics, policies and procedures of the organisations.
• It is that which is ingrained in the behaviour, conduct and perceptions of employees in an organisation that brings out, shapes or moulds the “personality” of an organisation.
• Organisational culture is that strong unique component of culture that is created by an organisation that bears a distinct atmosphere that brings either a sense of belonging, can make someone what to be associated/identified with the organisation or vice versa. • Organisational identity is that component which is central, enduring and distinctive about and
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This can be achieved through asking the questions, “Who are we” or “who do we want to be” as an organisations.
• Organisational identity is the bridge between the organisation’s position on the outside environment or market place that is drawn on the foundation of the organisational culture.
• It lies on the internal views of its drivers, the human component of it all and the views or feelings of an encompassing atmosphere that attracts a spirit of association/belongingness and partnering with the organisation that employees and/or even outsiders feel drawn to.
• It reflects structure which encompass business registry, performance on the stock exchange, production of financial statements and tax liabilities or obligations.
• Based on the organisation design, colour for monothilic identity, logo and its corporate name, these are reminiscent of organisational identity.(Olins,
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