ELEMENTS OF WORK CULTURE

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					       ELEMENTS OF WORK CULTURE


• Wide range of attributes that characterize an
  organization.
• Primary and secondary attributes
                  Functional

•   Highly organized
•   Proven methods/existing markets
•   Clear lines of authority/accountability
•   Limit costs of risk
•   Minimize unpredictability of outcomes
       PROCESS—KEY ATTRIBUTES

•   Maximize customer/client satisfaction
•   Show understanding of client point of view
•   Reliable delivery/meet commitments
•   Gain client confidence
                Time based
•   Decrease time cycles
•   Develop new products
•   Maintain urgency
•   Capitalize on windows of opportunity
•   Adapt quickly to change
                Network
Develop new products/services
Capitalize on windows of opportunity
Establish new ventures
Build strategic alliances
Use external resources
Assessing Organizational Culture
•   Who
•   How
•   When
•   What
        Criteria for Organizational
                Assessment
•   Strategy: purpose/values/business goals
•   Structure specialized Functions / customer or/ reqrmtns
•   Systems: work flow/formality/risk/cycles
•   Staff: hired for K/ flexibility/development/performance -
         competitive
                 Work Cultures
•   Process            •   Reliability
•   Functional         •   Customers
•   Network            •   Technology
•   Time-based         •   flexibility

				
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