Managements Role In An Ethical Culture Commerce

Add: 27-11-2017, 13:56   /   Views: 215

Organizational Culture refers to the shared values, beliefs and assumptions of how members of an organization are expected to behave - a set of key characteristics that the organization values.

In essence, how an organization functions and gives meaning to its way of doing things is the purpose and function of culture, and this helps to foster internal integration, bring staff members from all levels of the organization much closer together, and enhances their performance.

It is sometimes argued that an organization's current customs, traditions and general way of doing things can be due to what it has done before and the successes experienced.

Culture is believed to always mainly go through a three way creation process, which starts with the recruitment stage, where management employs individuals who think and feel the way they do.

The recruits are then indoctrinated and socialized according to the way of thinking and feeling of the organization.

And the third stage is where management's own behaviors act as a role model that encourages employees to identify with them thereby internalizing their beliefs, values and assumptions.

This is why the founders of an organization traditionally have a major impact on that organization's early culture.

Also, as much as culture-creation is important, much of the work usually lie with management's strategies in place to maintain the existing culture.