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Organisational Behaviour

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ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR
UNIT- 5

1.Meaning of Organisational culture?
The individual personality and its impact on behaviour. Just as individual have personalities. So too do organizations. The organizational personalities are called organizational culture.

2.Define organizational culture?
Turnstall defines organizational culture as, “A general constellation of beliefs, morals, value systems, behaviour norms, and ways of doing business that are unique to each corporation.

3.Listout the characteristics of organizational culture ?
Observed Behavioural regularities
Norms
Dominant values
Philosophy
Rules
Organisational climate

4.Discuss the various types of culture ?
Dominant culture and subcultures :
A dominant culture is marked by a set of core values that are shared by a majority of the organizational members .A subculture expresses a set of values that are shared by the members of a division of department. Story and weak culture : Based on intensity of sharedness, organizational cultures are of two types strong & weak.

5.Outline the functions performed by culture ?
Culture provides shared patterns of congritive perceptions or understanding about the values or beliefs held by the organization. Culture facilities the generation of commitment to something lager than one’s individual self-interest.

6.Discuss theory “Z” culture ?
The remarkable economic success of Japanese firms influenced by the US organizations to imitate some selected Japanese practices, The major American organizations such as IBM, Kodak&Proclels & Ganeble attempted to adopt the Japanese management styles in organization.

7.Define the term organizational climate ?
According to theory “Organisational climate consists of a set of characteristic properties that described the organization and that: a) Distinguishes one organization from other organizational b)Relatively enduring...
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