Influencing an Organizational Culture

  1. 5 Describe the similarities and differences in creating an ethical culture, a positive culture, and a spiritual culture.

As we discussed, the culture of an organization is set by its founders and often difficult to change afterward. It’s true that the ideal scenario is a strong founder (or founders) who carefully plans the organization’s culture beforehand. That’s seldom the case, though; organizational culture usually grows organically over time. When we think of the development of culture as ongoing and conducted through each employee, we can see ways to increase the ethical, positive, and/or spiritual aspects of the environment, discussed next.

An Ethical Culture

Despite differences across industries and ...

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