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1. Organizational culture is a different concept to diagnose. How would you diagnose the culture of an office or a manufacturing plant?

Culture is a shared values or beliefs in a particular individual. Culture can rise from the way of lives, behaviors, traditions, language, ritual or even literature. Every organization has its own culture. An organizational culture is made up of its members’ beliefs, ways of communication, behavior and organization structure. Some consider organizational culture is glue that holds everybody together.

For example, in one office they can consists of multinational co-workers such as Malay, Indian, Chinese and many more. By understanding the co-workers beliefs it will enhance the business performance. Besides, it will make the co-worker feel safe and easy to work.

Communication is very important. For example, a Spanish employee is happy if the leader took an effort to learn Spanish language. The two way communication can increase the employee’s morality and quality of work. From communication, information can be shared among department. This will create a good team work between the departments. Now day, workers are an asset to the company. Their opinions and innovations help business improvement.

Behavior is also a factor that affects the culture. Employees with a supporting behavior in the work environment will value harmony, giving time and energy to others. It will create a strong relationship among employees even if the work does not get done. Tough personnel decision may not be out of kindness but surface harmony may cover underlying conflict in the office.

Organization structure
Organization structure is divided into formal and informal. For informal office structure, it will reduce stress. It also less protocol, less procedure and more open in a way of communications. These two…...

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