This is “Organizational Culture”, chapter 8 from the book Management Principles (v. 1.0).
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Just as water is invisible to the fish swimming in it, yet affects their actions, culture consists of unseen elements such as assumptions and values that affect organizational life.
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Reading this chapter will help you do the following:
Organizations, just like individuals, have their own personalities—more typically known as organizational cultures. Understanding how culture is created, communicated, and changed will help you to be a more effective manager. But first, let’s define organizational culture.
Figure 8.2 The P-O-L-C Framework