Keeping Organization Culture Alive and Well

Given the critical contributions that organization culture makes to organizational success, managers must keep organization culture alive and well in their organizations. Important steps in this process include establishing a vision of organization culture, building and maintaining organization culture through artifacts, integrating new employees within organization culture, and maintaining the health of organization culture. Each of these steps is discussed in the following sections.

Establishing a Vision of Organization Culture

Managing organization culture usually begins by establishing a vision of what the culture of an organization should be. In essence, this vision becomes a target at which management ...

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