Ch 23: Organizational Culture: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Organizational Culture chapter of this Organizational Behavior Help and Review course is the simplest way to understand organizational culture. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of organizational culture.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering organizational behavior material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn organizational behavior. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding organizational climate or organizational culture
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning business (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about organizational culture
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra business learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the organizational culture chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the organizational culture chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any organizational culture question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an organizational culture unit of a standard organizational behavior course. Topics covered include:

  • Functions of organizational culture
  • Organizational subcultures
  • Employee socialization
  • Dysfunctional aspects of organizational culture
  • Workplace spirituality

11 Lessons in Chapter 23: Organizational Culture: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Organizational Culture? - Definition & Characteristics

1. What is Organizational Culture? - Definition & Characteristics

In this lesson, you will learn what organizational culture is and how it dictates behavior in organizations. You'll also explore the seven values that define the culture of an organization.

Functions of Organizational Culture

2. Functions of Organizational Culture

In this lesson, you will learn about the four functions of organizational culture and the impact these functions have on the members of an organization.

Organizational Subculture: Definition & Examples

3. Organizational Subculture: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn how subcultures form in organizations and how the values established by subcultures differ from the core values of the dominant culture of the organization.

Strong vs. Weak Organizational Cultures: Examples & Differences

4. Strong vs. Weak Organizational Cultures: Examples & Differences

In this lesson, you will learn the difference between a strong organizational culture and a weak organizational culture. You will also learn how these different types of culture affect the members of an organization.

Creating and Sustaining Organizational Culture

5. Creating and Sustaining Organizational Culture

In this lesson, you will learn how culture is created and sustained in organizations and why it is important for organizations to create and sustain a successful culture in order to succeed in their environment.

Employee Socialization: Maintaining a Company Culture

6. Employee Socialization: Maintaining a Company Culture

In this lesson, you will learn how organizations use the socialization process for prospective and newly hired employees. This process is used to maintain the existing culture of the organization.

Organizational Climate: Definition, Factors & Impacts on Culture

7. Organizational Climate: Definition, Factors & Impacts on Culture

In this lesson you will learn the definition of organizational climate, how it differs from organizational culture, and how the culture of an organization governs the organizational climate.

Dysfunction in Organizational Culture: Institutionalization & Barriers

8. Dysfunction in Organizational Culture: Institutionalization & Barriers

In this lesson, you will learn how the culture of an organization can become a liability by acting as a barrier to change, a barrier to diversity, or a barrier to a merger or acquisition with another organization.

Ethical Culture and Positive Culture in Organizations

9. Ethical Culture and Positive Culture in Organizations

In this lesson, you will learn how an ethical and positive culture can be created in an organization and why it is important for organizations to establish an ethical and positive culture.

Workplace Spirituality and Organizational Culture

10. Workplace Spirituality and Organizational Culture

In this lesson, you will learn the meaning of workplace spirituality and why there is a growing interest among organizations to establish and maintain a spiritual workplace. Find out how it can enhance the working environment for its members.

Google's Organizational Culture & Values

11. Google's Organizational Culture & Values

Google's work environment is different than most large organizations. In this lesson, we'll discuss how this company fosters creativity and innovation among employees and supports open communication.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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