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    The ways things are done reflects the values and beliefs of a group and thereby forms the culture of that group—to include organizations. Examine and develop the concept of organizational culture. Expound upon the Four (4) Key Dimensions of Culture as mentioned in the text by authors Lester & Parnell. Which dimension is best? Explain

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    Organizational culture:
    The values and behaviors that shape the social and psychological environment of an organization is called organizational culture. For example, Wal-Mart has a culture of cost reduction. Organizational culture plays an important role in shaping behavior in organizations. It consists of values and behaviors that add to the unique communal environment in the organization. From a different perspective culture refers to shared assumptions, values, and beliefs which govern how people behave in organizations. These values have a strong influence on the people in the organization.
    Four Key Dimensions:
    The four key dimensions of culture ...

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