Thursday, July 1, 2010

Organizational Culture: What is organizational culture and Elements of Organizational Culture

Culture is the sum of total of the learned behavior of a group of people that are generally considered to be the tradition of that people and are transmitted from generation to generation.

Organizational culture is a system of shared beliefs & attitudes that develops with in an organization & guides the behaviors of its members.

The Corporate culture consists of 5 important elements:
  1. Normal Values & unwritten laws
  2. Management Styles
  3. Priorities
  4. Beliefs
  5. Interpersonal & Intrapersonal pattern of communication

Culture differs from society to society & organization to organization. It depends upon the pattern & stage of developing. Distinctiveness of the culture can be seen in the morality, code of conducts, preference of the people, ideas, values & the perception of the employees as well as the employer.


  1. i need project report on organisational culture and its impact on organisational behaviour