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    Symbols of culture are called artifacts. Artifacts are the most visible and accessible level of culture. These include behaviors, stories, rituals (everyday practices that are repeated frequently), and symbols (e.g., company logos, company colors). For example, the president of a company volunteering at Habitat for Humanity is an artifact of culture. An example of symbols as an artifact of culture is The University's shield that serves as our logo and is printed on transcripts, diplomas and letterhead paper. Submit a two- to three-page paper (excluding the title and reference pages) describing the culture of either your current or past place of employment.

    Your paper should provide examples of and address each of the following topics:
    Observable artifacts
    Espoused values (These are what organizational members say they value, like ethical practice.)
    Enacted values (These are reflected in the way individuals actually behave.)
    In addition, describe how each item listed above impacts the values and culture of the organization.

    Your paper must use a minimum of two scholarly sources, in addition to the textbook. APA style

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    Submit a two- to three-page paper (excluding the title and reference pages) describing the culture of either your current or past place of employment.
    Your paper should provide examples of and address each of the following topics:
    Observable artifacts

    The organizational culture that I will focus on is the culture at Brainmass, a company that is a global leader in online tutoring. Some of the observable artifacts of the company are the free quizzes that student can access before obtaining membership with the company, it's "lamp fixture with the light on to symbolize the "enlightenment" that students can obtain from utilizing the service, ...

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    Organizational culture at Brainmass is examined. The espoused values for organizational members is determined.

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