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Exercises

1: In the following scene, Chris (subordinate) and Nicholas (supervisor) are seated at the table in Nicholas’s office. There are day planners and folders on the table.

Nicholas: Chris, have you received a copy of the employee handbook yet?

Chris: No, I haven't.

Nicholas: Okay, here's a copy for you. Because we belong to such a large company, it's important to have a lot of procedures in place, so everybody knows what rules to follow.

Chris: Wow, that's a big book.

Nicholas: I know it looks like a lot, but it's nothing you need to memorize. Just read through it and let me know if you have any questions. You can keep the book in your office for reference.

What element of organizational culture is shown here?

What is the importance of a handbook?

2: Which of the following is an element of organization’s internal culture?
  1. Motivation

  2. Resource allocation

  3. Job autonomy

  4. Cooperation among departments

3: Which of the following is an element of an organization’s internal culture?
  1. Strength of administration

  2. Resource allocation

  3. Tolerance of diversity

  4. Opportunities for personal growth




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