Ans. Organizational culture is the collective behaviour of humans who are part of an organization and the meanings that the people attach to their actions. Culture includes the organization values, visions, norms, working language, systems, symbols, beliefs and habits. It is also the pattern of such collective behaviours and assumptions that are taught to new organizational members as a way of perceiving, and even thinking and feeling. Organizational culture affects the way people and groups interact with each other, with clients, and with stakeholders.
OCTAPACE CULTURE Organisational culture includes ethics, values, beliefs, attitudes, norms, ethos, climate, environment and culture. According to UdaiPpareek, the culture-related concepts also can be seen a multilevel concepts. At the core (first level) are the values, which give distinct identity to a group.
Eight Dimensions OCTAPACE the eight dimensions of OCTAPACE culture are openness, confrontation, Trust, Authenticity, pro-action, autonomy, collaboration and experimentation which are essential for a strong and successful organization. A culture with OCTAPACE values has the greater chance of achieving high involvement and satisfaction, team work, growth and free flow of communication within the organization
Freedom to communicate, share and interact without hesitation. Receiving feedback from customers and giving ideas and suggestions to team members. It helps to improved implementation of systems and innovation & free interaction among team mates and clarity in setting objectives.
Facing the problems and challenges boldly and not shying away. improved problem solving. and clarity and Team discussions to resolve problems.
Maintaining the confidentiality of information shared by others and