The Effects of Organization Culture
in Having a Successful Business
BUS600-0124; Management Communications with Technology Tool
Dr. Barbara-Leigh Tonelli
The purpose of the paper is to identify the effects of organizational culture as well as to address the question of how a company can use these effects to maintain a successful company. First a company must understand the concept of organizational culture. From our textbook (O’Rourke, p. 331) organizational culture is described as an organization having its own style that is based in part on the personalities of both the leadership and participants. The style selected has to fit the preferences of those who will participate as well as the business needs of the organization.
In addition to what organization culture is, companies need to be aware of the growing workforce and the diversities that come with that growth. Organizations are face with the task of finding ways to benefit from those diversities while minimizing disruptions that can arise in dealing with these diverse groups. There is no one-size-fits-all answer, but some broad guidelines are clear. Thriving organizations must be nimble in the face of change and have a “play-to-win” mentality and a relentless focus on results.
Problem Statement and Application
Culture, on a global scale, is always changing and evolving though business directions, technology growth and human state-of-mind. With this ever changing entity, companies must have a well-managed team that includes an analysis of the company’s culture—that is, the collective set of values and priorities that guide the day-to-day actions—to see both what sort of culture the company now has and how that culture must change to meet the organization’s objectives going forward.
From an article, that was published in Organization Science, stated that as businesses strive to reach multiple markets and remain competitive by taking advantage of groups...