Organizational Culture Assesment

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Case Analysis B: Organizational Culture Assessment Life is stressful and the value of the healthy organization is measured by the quality of the work-life balance of the employees. Even the best-managed organizations have stressors occurring on the regular and the irregular periods. Those regular stressors, such as quarterly reports or financial tides are expected. The unplanned and often unsuspected stressors occur within the organization. These unplanned stressors will create chaos and an unhealthy organization. Lindberg and Vingård (2012) examined nearly 20,000 publications to discover some indicators for a healthy work environment, which they reduced to 24 for a systematic review of what employees thought comprised a healthy workplace. The factors they discovered included collaboration, growth and development, recognition, engagement, empowerment, fairness, and skillful communication (Lindberg & Vingård, 2012). Beckhard’s (2006) list could be improved to include more focus on worker engagement, suggesting employee autonomy, involvement, growth, and justice. This would include tools and techniques such as teaching compassion and mindfulness that would help organizations be more effective, productive, and have higher performance when organizations address the stress upon the human capital (Cooper, 2000). The research will evaluate the culture of the organization described in the case study for Capital Veterinarian Clinic. The reader will discover the components of a healthy organizational culture and the relationship between a healthy culture and organizational productivity. The research will investigate how emotional, psychological, and organizational stressors can contribute to an unhealthy organizational culture and affec... ... middle of paper ... ...hical business decisions. Journal Of Business Ethics, 90245-252. doi:10.1007/s10551-010-0378-4 Noe, R., Hollenbeck, J., Gerhart, B., & Wright, P. (2010). Human resources management: Gaining a competitive advantage (7th Ed). NY, NY: McGraw Hill Irwin. Robinson, D. G., & Robinson, J. C. (1998). Moving from Training to Performance A Practical Guidebook. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler. Selden, S. & Selden, F. (2001). Rethinking diversity in public organizations for the 21st Century: Moving Toward a Multicultural Model. Administration & Society, 33(3), 303-329. (ID: 74764451). Schein, E. H. (2010). Organizational culture and leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. ISBN: 978-0-470-19060-9 Yafang, T. (2011). Relationship between organizational culture, leadership behavior and job satisfaction. BMC Health Services Research, 11(1), 98-106.doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-98

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