The Understanding of Culture in Organizational Leadership
The Understanding of Culture in Organizational Leadership.Discussion Forum (4 points). After completing your assigned readings, participate in the Week 6 Discussion Forum. To do this, post your initial response to the discussion question below in the respective forum by the end of Thursday, October 4. In addition to your initial posting, you should post at least two substantive follow up posts (question, comment, or response) to your classmates’ posts by the end of the week (the end of Sunday, October 7). You may wish to include comments about the recommended online resources, the recommended reading, and/or additional research you have conducted in your discussion. Please also use examples when possible. The objective is to engage in a meaningful and insightful exchange of ideas that can help everyone gain a better understanding of our assignments.
Choose one of the following prompts and respond in the Week Six Discussion Forum. Please indicate whether you are creating an initial post, or responding to another post in your title.Chapter 11 & 12 https://www.sendspace.com/
1. How is culture communicated and changed?
Rainey suggests that the term culture is both widely used and misused. The text suggests, however, that the term culture offers both theoretical and practical ways of understanding effective leadership. What are the different ways in which culture is communicated and understood in organizations? What actions can managers take to develop or change culture? Please draw upon the readings and include concrete examples in your comments.
2. The effect of groups and individuals?
The text describes the formation of formal and informal groups (or teams) in the workplace. In what ways do individuals affect group behavior? Conversely, in what ways do groups affect individual behavior? What are the implications for the organization? Please draw upon the course materials and provide at least one relevant example in your discussion.
3.Conflict within organizations?
Based on your read of the text, is conflict a negative phenomenon that should be avoided? In what ways might it be negative? In what ways can conflict serve a positive purpose within organizations? What are five management approaches to managing conflict? Please draw upon the course materials and provide at least one specific example in your discussion.
Please let us know your sources so that your colleagues may refer back to the original sources. Cite your resources in APA format (see the APA Formatting Guide in the Writing Resources link on the left hand side of the course home page)