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Organizational Culture

Quality of an Organizations Culture

What factors contribute to the culture of an organization? How can quality be incorporated into an organization's culture? What are the biggest challenges you would face when attempting to change the culture in your own organization?

Strategies for Change

Please provide three paragraph very detailed answers for each question and analysis based on your understanding of strategies for change. Please only take the questions if you have experience in the class or have extensive experience to answer the questions. 1. John Kotter mentioned in the textbook for this class about creat

Organization, culture, goal setting, and personalities

A) What is organizational behavior and why is it important? B) List and give short explanation of the Big Five Personality Traits? C) Define job satisfaction. D) Define the goal setting theory E) Define multiculturalism and inclusivity.

Organizational Culture

1- Identify and select an organizational structure that will be used to accommodate an American compan`s (plastic manufacturer) expansion in Thailand. Identify the pros and cons of various structures potential structures and provided academically or professionally supported justification for best structure. 2- Identify the pr

Service Culture

What does the term service culture mean and how do companies develop a service culture?

Workplace Observation

Describe the observable aspects of your organization's culture (Doctor of Conflict Resolution and Analysis). Address your perceptions of at least three of the following aspects: a. How communication flows b. Organizational diversity c. Dress and language d. Conflict management e. Organization

Culture and Management

The firm's marketing team has never before created a marketing plan for potential clients outside of mainstream American culture. The firm now has been tasked with designing marketing plans for the firm's major products of cosmetics and women's clothing that will reach specific cultures your firm has targeted: Chinese, Phillipin

Culture and Multiculturalism

OBJECTIVES Culture and Multiculturalism ? Examine the concept of culture and how it is used to construct group identity. ? Define descriptive categories that contribute to diversity, including age, ethnic or racial status, socioeconomic class, gender, physical abilities, sexual orientation, national origin, and religion. ? C

Model of an organization culture

Utilizing your experience please propose the following with detail and specific, please be somewhat extensive with your answer and if needed to cite. Please propose a model of organizational culture.

Functions and Organizational Culture

COMPARE AND CONTRAST THREE TYPES OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES. b. Evaluate how organizational functions (e.g., marketing, finance, human resources (HR), operations, etc) impact the organizational structure of your selected organization.

Mission, Vision and Corporate Culture

How does a company derive or determine its vision? Its mission? Values? Corporate culture? P.S. Please provide appropriate references for statements and/or quotations next to the statements and/or quotations itself. Apart from the references that you would provide at the end of your response as well.

Analysis of Organizational Culture

1. Discuss an organizational culture that is admired and describe the following: a. What values does the organization share with people in general? b. Which of the seven primary characteristics of organizational culture does the organization embody? c. Does the organization identified have a strong or weak culture? Explain.

Culture and the filter of the social system

"Between the grammar of my language and its expression in audible speech lies the filter of the social system in which I live ... " - Peter Farb. 1.What comprises "the filter of the social system?" Define it within your personal context of work. Illustrate -- with at least two examples -- how your social system influences you

Organizational Culture and Effectiveness: Wordplay Greeting Cards

P.2 In preparing to change their own culture, Wordplay Greeting Cards would also like your firm to review the culture of their competitors. Your fellow consultants have agreed to help with this project by reviewing some of the competitors and posting their analysis and review for discussion. From the list below, choose a

How can a company's culture help it to set up a wellness program?

Read "OD in Practice: Health & Wellness at J & J" in Chapter 9 of your text. (SEE ATTACHED) Write a Word document responding to the following questions: What additions could be made to the J&J Health & Wellness program? Describe them in detail. Must a company's culture be similar to J&J to implement a successful wellness

Strength of organizational culture.

Some people suggest that the most effective organizations have the strongest cultures. What do they mean by the strength of organizational culture, and what possible problems are there with a strong organizational culture?

Group Development and Organizational Culture

1. Team development occurs in four primary stages: forming, storming, norming, and performing. Obviously, the ideal state is performing, and performing at a high level. What kinds of behaviors would you expect to see in the forming stage, and what can you do to solidify the team? 2. In real life, project managers rarely hav

Culture Ethnicity and Social Class

Are there really differences between black and white consumption patterns? Explain? Describe some of the influences on the American macroculture of the Latino culture. In what social class would you place professional athletes? Actors and actresses?

Healthcare organization's service strategy

Create and describe the healthcare organization's service strategy. In particular, link your service strategy to the creation of a healing environment and developing a culture of customer service. Identify how your service strategy is linked to the organizational vision and mission. The organization this strategy should

Japanese business culture

I hope you could do this one as well. Someone else did it but he didn't consider any Japanese business culture. Please do it keeping Japanese business culture in mind. Thank you for your help. You have invented a new technology feature for digital cameras and have been trying to license the technology to Japanese camera co

Entrepreneurship in Japan

What are some distinctive characteristics of entrepreneurs in Japan? What distinctive challenges do they face? How do Japanese patterns of starting up and growing a company differ from such patterns in Silicon Valley? Do you think that Silicon Valley-style entrepreneurship in Japan might or might not become more widespread?

Nokia's hiring practices and its culture

An article in the readings file discusses Nokia's hiring practices and its culture ("At Nokia, temperament is a core competence" from Research Technology Management). ? Please describe two other aspects of the organization you would like to observe to see if the company has developed its corporate culture at the deepest level

US culture, IT security, differences between implementation and formulation

How would you describe the US culture? How do key cultural factors impact US firms operating overseas? Given today's complex international climate, do you think it is more difficult for US firms to go global today? What are some IT security , infrastructure and language issues that companies encounter when expanding globa

Changing for Success

1. Review your work and model answer. Are there any differences between the two? Are these differences valid? 2. How would you define the organization culture of the Space Electronics Corporation and what data did you use to make that judgment? --- Space Electronics Corporation The Space Electronics Corporation is a su

Employee Characteristics and Culture

1. What employee characteristics are most important? 2. What type of culture is likely to be the end product if layoffs of a company were to proceed? 3. Why is culture important? 4. What are some of the legal and ethical issues that must be kep in mind when making layoff decisions?