Organizational Behavior Terminology and Concepts
Every organization no matter what the purpose, must have some kind of organizational culture, organizational behavior, diversity and communication in order to be successful. In this paper the author will explain the following key concepts and terminology of; Organizational culture, Organizational behavior, Diversity and Communication. Also describe each concept’s observable aspects. And provide a brief analysis of the culture and behavior of an organization. Organizational Culture also called corporate culture can be defined as; The values and behaviors that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of an organization. Organizational culture is the sum total of an organization's past and current assumptions, experiences, philosophy, and values that hold it together, and is expressed in its self-image, inner workings, interactions with the outside world, and future expectations. It is based on shared attitudes, beliefs, customs, express or implied contracts, and written and unwritten rules that the organization develops over time and that have worked well enough to be considered valid ("Business Dictionary", n.d.). Some of the observable aspects of organizational culture are how communication flows within an organization, The diversity within an organization, conflict management, dress and language along with the organizations policies. Organizational Behavior is the key aspect to maintain and enhance interaction levels amongst employees in the company. Other attributes like leadership, openness to discuss problems, challenge-initiative are all tied in to this base concept of Organizational Behavior to help the business achieve its strategic and in some cases business objectives ("Organizational Behavior", 2007). There are a lot of different concepts that make up organizational behavior such...