Inside the Clothing Store

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Introduction Human Resource Management involves fostering a company culture that makes working for an organization a pleasant and rewarding experience. Building off the supplemental case: Inside the Clothing Store, this paper will concentrate on key ideas associated with building and sustaining a positive culture, how HR impacts culture with their activities and practices, and how the supplemental case compares with real life experience. Company Culture Most individuals want to go to work every day looking forward to what they do and enthusiastic about working in the environment they are in. Simply put, company culture is the shared values and practices of a company’s employees. As Barry Phegan, Ph.D. explains, “A company's culture is its personality. It tells people how to do their work. It takes its signals from leaders. It underlies motivation, morale, creativity, and marketplace success and it determines how members act, how energetically they contribute to teamwork, problem solving, innovation, customer service, productivity, and quality” (Phegan, 2003). Different organizat...

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