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Corporate Culture Impact Organization Cultures

Read the attached information regarding Zappos.
Does the leader impact organizational culture or does organizational culture impact the leader? Explain.
If you were the leader of Zappos, what new elements would you add to the corporate culture? Explain.
How does the corporate culture impact vision, mission, and strategy at Zappos?


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Leadership and Corporate Culture:

The interactions in the work place environment are based upon the corporate culture of the organization. The corporate culture of the company is the beliefs and behaviors of the personnel in the organization's premises. The executive leadership in the company plays a major role in the defining of the organizational culture but the employees implement the culture on the ground. An effective leader constructs and promotes a culture that incorporates all the elements of the organization so that the culture reflects the operations of the company (Organizational Culture, 2011).

The leaders of great organization encourage the employees to have fun as they work, so that they would be able to enjoy the tasks performed. Through the attained enjoyment in the work place, creativity and innovation is witnessed in the operations of the company. Capturing what the employees collectively view as what works best for them and the organization is the sole function of the leader. The culture of the organization serves two functions; the creation of internal unity by the integrating of the employees in the corporation, this will make the employees to not only get along, but to also make their behaviors to be ...

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The expert examines corporate cultures impact on organization cultures. How the corporate culture impacts vision, mission and strategy at Zappos is determined.