Evaluate How Corporate Culture Has Informed Your Decisions About Organizations

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An organization is a planned social unit deliberately structured for the purpose of attaining specific goals (Parsons, 1960). Corporate culture is the shared pattern of beliefs, assumptions and expectations held by organizational members and their characteristic way of perceiving the organization’s artifacts and environment, and its norms, roles and values as they exist outside the individual. The culture within an organization can make or break how productive and how responsive the business operates. Corporate culture is also the set of shared, taken-for-granted implicit assumptions that a group holds and that determines how it perceives, and reacts to its various environments. With that being said it becomes important to set values that everyone will work by. This will help when new employees are added to the team and will also help ensure that the behaviors within the organization are acceptable and beneficial to the overall outcome of the business. The culture should be determined right from the start so the right employees are hired. It becomes important to make sure there is a way of identifying the people that truly allow the company to be successful and not just hire the superstar, not everyone will fit in to all of the different type of organizational cultures. Determining which type of culture to work in will help tremendously when trying to find an ideal business to work for. People react and respond to certain behaviors and actions differently. There is no one right or wrong answer in which type of culture will work best for an organization it truly depends on the individual who has to work within the business. A person who wants executives to control every function of how a business operates would not be well suited in an organization that strives more on the relationship culture within the organization. Working in an organization

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