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After reviewing the essential concepts, readings, and cases for 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3, read the Harvard Business Review’s “A Primer on Organizational Culture.”

  1. Select a company with which you are very familiar. Ideally this should be a place of business where you are currently working or have worked in the past.
  2. In a brief introductory paragraph, provide some basic information about the company, such as its industry, how many people work(ed) there, your role in the company, and a general description of the company culture.
  3. In the body of the paper, answer the following questions based on the Primer in Organizational Culture case study:
    • In general, how does culture influence ethical behavior? 
    • How do/did you set an example for other employees? Provide at least one specific example.
    • Thinking about your specific work group/team, how can/did you actively shape the culture of this subgroup? Provide at least one specific example.
    • How do/did you give voice to values in your company?
    • How do/did you feel about working for this organization?
    • How does/did the culture of this institution contribute to these feelings?
  4. The paper should be a maximum of 3 pages, 12 point font, double spaced. Use APA in-text citations and reference list.

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