Cultural Values and Leadership Styles
National Innovation Foundation
Professor Pawan Singh
Human Resource and Organisation Development (HR&OD)
Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management
Indian Institute of Management Indore
Organizational culture is hypothesised as playing a critical role in the development of
multiple ethical climates. The question examined in this report is what are the critical
organizational cultural factors found in a not for profit organization that account for
differences in ethical climates. This study is an attempt to framework the model of
culture and compared leadership styles and cultural values of employees in National
Innovation Foundation. This is an attempt to gain preliminary results of he organization
surveys that probe relationships between organizational culture ethical climate and
leadership. Organizational managers and staff have been surveyed to collect both
quantitative and qualitative perceptions. OCTAPACE profiling and leadership profiling
instruments have been used to gather data and interpretation. A general observation and
conclusion has also been attempted.
Objectives of this study
· To understand the Organisational value system, observing aspects of organisational
culture and leadership styles
· How do values and assumptions influence organisational culture?
· How can the organisational culture be managed, nurtured, and guided?
· How can the process of organisational development improve organisation culture?
In analyzing organizational member’s behavior, the organizational culture perspective is
gaining importance as organizations become more complex, decentralized and
fragmented (Mausolff 1996, Grosenick and Gibson 2001, Ott 1998). Understanding and
analyzing the influence of key organizational cultural elements, such as leadership,
structure, support, cohesion,... [continues]
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