Organization Theory And Behaviour study

Definition of Organization Culture


Culture is shared meaning, understanding  and  sense making  .

The   shared   beliefs,   values   and   expectations   held   by   individual   also   constitute organization culture.


  Organization   culture   can   therefore   said   to be   the   essential   collection   of shared values   which   provide   both   explicit   and implicit   sign   post   to preferred  behavior  in the  organizations.

Importance of culture in an organisation

  1. It creates distinction between one organization and others.
  2. It conveys a sense of identity for organizations members.
  3. It  facilities  the  generation  of  commitment  to  something  larger  than one’s individual  interest.
  4. It enhances the stability of social system.

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