Corporate culture can be a powerful force, which is important, clarifies and coordinates the work of its employees without the cost and inefficiency of direct supervision. Culture also identifies distinctive competence of an organization to external constituencies. To effectively use culture as a management tool, managers must recruit and select employees that fit the corporate culture, to socialize and to train employees of the company values ​​and reward employees whose efforts reflect and share rei … Read more »

Corporate culture can be a powerful force, which is important, clarifies and coordinates the work of its employees without the cost and inefficiency of direct supervision. Culture also identifies distinctive competence of an organization to external constituencies. To effectively use culture as a management tool, managers must recruit and select employees that fit the corporate culture, to socialize and train employees to share the company’s values ​​and reward employees whose efforts reflect and reinforce the corporate culture. In addition, the manager must act as both and acts in a way that will exercised in accordance with the values ​​that they want to share our staff.
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Jennifer Chatman,
Sandra E. Cha
Source: California Management Review
16 pages.
Release Date: 1 July 2003. Prod #: CMR260-PDF-ENG
Leading by leveraging culture HBR case solution

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