Organizational culture is widely discussed, but many managers do not work hard enough to optimize its potential benefits to our organizations. It is worthwhile to elaborate on its importance and discuss its relationship to positive management (PM). I like to think of it as an organization’s personality. That is useful shorthand, but unfortunately it leaves out key parts of a proper definition. More accurately, culture is a set of understandings and beliefs shared by members of the organization.
Remind Me: Why Should I Care About This?
If an organizational culture is healthy (i.e., it sustains the organization’s strategy and continued existence) and if the culture is strong (i.e., shared ...