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2.6 Organisational and corporate cultures - notes (HL only)



In the previous sections we looked at human resource planning, examined organisational structures, identified and analysed various types and channels of communication and considered the nature of leadership and management and the motivation methods they employ to motivate individuals and teams. In this section we will describe organisational cultures and explain what influences corporate culture. We will analyse cultural clashes after mergers and leadership styles change.

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By the end of this section you should be able to:

  • Explain the influences on organisational culture
  • Describe different cultures and explain the influences on organizational culture and analyse the effects of corporate culture on motivation and organizational structures
  • Analyse the consequences of cultural clashes within and between organizations, for example when organisations merge and leadership styles change.