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Organizational Culture and Personality

1.
a) What is the definition of organizational culture?
b) How do the personality variations of staff affect the cultures of organizations?
c) What types of organizational cultures are more tolerant of personality variations?

2. the characteristics of personality are influenced by the following issues:

a) Gender
b) Sexism/discrimination
c) Family
d) Friends
e) Co-workers and managers
f) Occupational choice

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1. What is the definition of organizational culture?

a) Organizational Culture refers to the values, beliefs and customs of an organization (wordiq.com, 2009). The culture of an organization determines the policies and guidelines that are in place, the organization's expectations, and the ways in which employees behave in order to carry out the mission of that organization. Therefore, employees are more likely to response to stimulus (align with company goals) without the need for extensive procedures and bureaucracy when the organization has a strong culture.

b) How do the personality variations of staff affect the cultures of organizations?

I think if employees have values and attitudes that differ from the organization, the two will be ...

Solution Summary

This solution discusses the concept of organizational culture and the factors that influence the characteristics of personality.

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