Shaping Culture of Leadership

Shaping Culture of Leadership

This week you learned about the importance of shaping culture and how it is a critical function of leadership.

Write a 2 page paper on “Organizational Culture”.

Address the following in your paper:

  • What is Culture
  • Why is it important
  • Internal Integration
  • External Adaptation
  • Also include a description of a culture for an organization you are familiar with. Identify some physical artifacts—such as log, mascot, building, advertising images—associated with the company and discuss what underlying values these suggest.

Include a title page and 3-5 references. Only one reference may be from the internet (not Wikipedia). The other reference must be from the Grantham University online library. Please adhere to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), (6th ed. 2nd printing) when writing and submitting assignments and papers.






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  • What is Culture

Culture refers to the characteristic of a group of people which is defined on the basis of language, social habits, traditions, customs, values and beliefs. To an organization, culture is the behavior of the people within the organization and the meaning that those people attach to the behaviors. It encompasses the organization’s vision, mission, beliefs, values and norms. Thus according to Cheung et al., (2015), “organizational culture is the values and behaviors that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of an organization.”

Culture is very important because first of all, it highlights the ways that the organization contacts business, treats employees, customers..


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