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Organizational Culture & Organizational Effectiveness

In what ways can organizational culture increase organizational effectiveness? Have you found it to be important to obtain the right fit between organizational structure and culture within your organization?

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The culture within an organization sets the tone. If the culture is pleasant, workers will be happier and thus more productive. An article in the Wall Street Journal this week states 30 percent of companies plan to offer some form of summer hours this year, compared to 15 percent last year (Kwoh, 2012). This is an attempt to make up for lower wages and still keep employee morale high which is likely to increase productivity and effectiveness. Besides treating employees well, it is also important to have a culture based in high standards. This impacts employee's work. ...

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This solution discusses ways organizational culture can increase organizational effectiveness. It also discusses, from a personal point of view if it is important to obtain the right fit between organizational structure and culture within an organization. Examples and APA reference are given.

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