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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1What is Organizational Culture? - Definition & Characteristics
Course SummaryThis engaging course explains how to create an organizational culture in a business. Use the video and text lessons provided here to train employees in how to create and maintain an organizational culture that can strengthen your business.
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About This Course
While every company has its own organizational culture, many successful businesses maintain a strong culture by using specific strategies. This course is designed to help your employees understand the importance of organizational culture while learning strategies necessary to create and sustain one in your company. Engaging video lessons, short self-assessment quizzes, full video transcripts and chapter exams are all available in this course.
How It Works
The video lessons average about 5 minutes apiece and offer concise insight into ways to create organizational culture. Your employees can watch lessons one video at a time or back-to-back as a part of a larger corporate training session.
Some of the training features this course offers include:
- Engaging video lessons that examine ways to create organizational culture
- Mobile capabilities that allow employees to watch lessons on creating organizational culture from a tablet or smartphone
- Video timelines that allow employees to jump to specific topics within each lesson
- Self-assessment quizzes and chapter exams designed to gauge employees' comprehension of the lessons
- A final exam that helps you assess employees' understanding of the entire course
How It Helps
- Addresses barriers: The lessons in this chapter take a look at dysfunction within organizational cultures and offer ways to remove barriers within and outside of the workplace.
- Encourages socialization: Employees are encouraged to work together to create a positive organizational culture that supports socialization and collaboration.
- Improves work environment: As employees learn how to function within an organizational culture, they can improve their personal and work relationships and, essentially, learn to become more productive as a unit.
The Importance of Organizational Culture
- The meaning of organizational culture
- Seven values that define the culture of an organization
- Four functions of organizational culture and their impact on employees
- How organizational subcultures form
- Comparing and contrasting strong and weak organizational cultures
- Defining organizational climate
Maintaining Company Culture
- How to create and sustain organizational culture
- Learning how organizational culture can create barriers to change, diversity and mergers or acquisitions
- Creating an ethical and positive culture in organizations
- Examining socialization for prospective and newly hired employees
- Maintaining organizational culture through socialization
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