Corporate Culture - Definition
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What is Corporate Culture?
Corporate culture forms the basis of the behaviors of employees of a company or workers of an industry. Corporate culture is the totality of the beliefs, attitudes, shared values, and disposition of members of an organization or employees of a firm.
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A Little More on What is Corporate Culture
Typically, the goals, structures, and strategies of an organization determine the type of corporate culture that will exist in such an organization.
The corporate culture of an organization affects a lot of things, including the business environment, the attitude that the workers display at work, the type of decisions they make, their innovative powers and others.
For the management of an organization, corporate culture influences how they hire employees, the decisions they make, the treatment of their employees and interaction with clients and business partners.
There are many factors that affect corporate culture, the major ones are the vision, goal, mission, objective and structure of an organization.