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The Importance of Corporate Culture Do you know... How is corporate culture promoted and exemplified?
Corporate cultures sustain values and beliefs that influence how people relate to one another. Of course, several cultures exist in any one organization: corporate culture promoted and exemplified by management action; and subcultures, reflecting different work groups or discrete ethnic groups that arise from the work force. The Importance of Corporate Culture
the relationship between corporate cultures and social ethics and responsibilities Lets learn... What functions do subcultures have in an organization?
These subcultures may display, differing, and ideally complementary, sets of values and perceptions, but unity of viewpoint can be achieved. In a pluralistic society, business is the one place where different cultures and personal values are forced to cooperate and compromise. It is the one place where a single and unifying ethic is essential. The corporate culture and subcultures can support ethics and social responsibility or oppose them. The questionnaire below is a checklist for examining a corporations culture. Every no response indicates that some changes are necessary to bring the company into an appropriate position to foster ethical behavior and social responsibility.
Is the company: 1.concerned about quality in its services, products, and operations? 2. concerned about its employees quality of life? 3. proud of its reputation in the industry? 4. proud of its reputation in the community? 5. focused on the needs of its customers? 6. honest in its dealings with you? 7. honest in its dealings with customers? 8. honest in its dealings with others? Questionnaire
9. fair and equitable in the ways in which it compensates employees? 10. open in its communications? 11. trusting in its relationships with employees? 12. concerned with developing and keeping its employees? 13. actively promoting ethical conduct in all its operations and employees? 14. actively searching for ways to better serve its stakeholders? 15. carefully monitoring how decisions are made and checking them for their concern for ethical behavior?