Category: Workplace Culture

Catch!: A Fishmonger's Guide to Greatness

Catch!: A Fishmonger's Guide to Greatness

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When the group needed to learn a new intake system, rather than pull together, they became even more estranged and productivity and morale plummeted. German industries tend to work closely with governments, adhering to government standards, policies, and regulations. If the case is used with other cases involving American Indian business and management, then this enterprise can be compared with other American Indian organizations to assess similarities and differences around pertinent organization and management criteria.
42 Rules for Successful Collaboration: A Practical approach

42 Rules for Successful Collaboration: A Practical approach

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But the value of work can also be brought into focus through praise as well as reprimands. Having fun starts with the people you hire because you need to make sure that they add value to the existing culture. The term "African" in the context here is the theater of study, with no suggestion of a monolith or exclusivity, bound by some phantom forces to the skin color of Africans or the geography of Africa. The blog also links to numerous free related resources.
Managing Your Boss in a Week: Teach Yourself

Managing Your Boss in a Week: Teach Yourself

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Between internal competition and long hours, they revealed that pressure is so high employees regularly see their officemates in tears. Europeans see what is perceived as "ugly" and assume their perceptions are universal and hence seek reasons (from their own culture) why someone would practice certain rituals. [ 4 ] Since the 1960s, the predominant approach to social and cultural research among social scientists has been that of isolationist, clearly defined society, population, sector, geographically defined area.
The New Gold Standard: 5 Leadership Principles for Creating

The New Gold Standard: 5 Leadership Principles for Creating

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After all those people will some day be in charge of someone else. Last, they added ratings of “cultural artifacts” (how the culture is displayed in the physical environment) that reflect a culture of companionate love — for example, having spaces with a “homey” environment, throwing birthday parties, etc. “We have a very robust measurement consisting of all the possible lenses on the culture of the unit,” Barsade says. “Our field tends to focus on shared cognitions of people at work, yet an understanding of shared emotions … can also have important outcomes for organizations.” –Sigal Barsade This study was among the few to focus on emotional culture rather than cognitive culture, Barsade notes. “What we’re talking about is shared emotions.
Legend Building: Ancient Wisdom for Radically Better

Legend Building: Ancient Wisdom for Radically Better

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Short quizzes and discussions will help you measure your understanding and practise your English. The survey revealed a number of serious cultural challenges, including passive-aggressive behavior, inconclusive decision making, and pervasive organizational silos. I know how to handle direct sexist comments. It's much harder to think about how to shut down a conversation about me that I may not even be aware of. In the 1960s, a supposedly well read American psychology professor referred to India’s culture of “sick” because, despite severe food shortages, the Hindu religion did not allow the eating of cows.
Valuing Differences in the Workplace/Smvd

Valuing Differences in the Workplace/Smvd

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M. & Sull, D. (2001), �Strategy as Simple Rules�, Havard Business Review, January, pp 107-116. These organizations work with local government authorities, local agencies such as the police, individual MPs, and central government ministries and may acquire an official role. We can think of values as a mental toolkit we use to understand how to relate to various circumstances and decide what action to take.
Private and Public Sector Workers: Select Characteristics

Private and Public Sector Workers: Select Characteristics

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Effective communication is what keeps internal processes running smoothly and helps to create positive relations with people both inside and outside the organization. People might attend to three things at once and think nothing of it. The aim is not to mimic events or people in the organisation but to create an original work which mirrors some key aspects of the culture. Elders automatically receive respect from those who are younger, and the same goes for the relationship between seniors and subordinates.
Symposium international sur les repercussions de

Symposium international sur les repercussions de

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The favorite music of the culture may include artists on the Billboard Top 100 or from the newest pop stars on YouTube. If your employees do not know what you’re trying to achieve, if they do not understand the messages you are attempting to convey or what you want them to do, you’ll have a very stressed and unproductive workforce on your hands. A company is a living, breathing organism. Where there is religion there will always be culture—It can be debated if the reverse is true.
How To Get What You Want In The Workplace: How to maximise

How To Get What You Want In The Workplace: How to maximise

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The case, “ Culture Clash in the Boardroom ,” delves into a common problem in China: operating an ethical business versus doing everything to get as many orders as possible. Antiracism legislation and the improving economy have lessened public and official attention to the nonwhite population. As mental energies shift to defending one's own position, biases are introduced that alter the accurate perception and assessment of situations. 4.
Monitoring of workers  VOL IV (4)

Monitoring of workers VOL IV (4)

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While corruption is now widely viewed as unethical, firms still lose business to companies that may be less diligent in adhering to this principle. Cultures with high long-term orientation place strong importance on family, discipline and social obligations. (Note: This fifth dimension was added in a study that took place in 23 countries around the world, using a questionnaire designed by Chinese employees and managers.) Of course, no society is homogenous and there are surely subgroups that may deviate from the results Hofstede found.