Characteristics of corporate culture

  1. Understand how the
    characteristics of corporate
    culture affect the
    achievement of
    organizational objectives
    1.1 Explain how models of organization culture can be used to
    achieve organizational objectives
    1.2 Explain the difference between organizational and national
    culture
    1.3 Analyze the corporate cultural profile in Amazon
    1.4 Discuss the impact of Amazons corporate culture in
    achieving its objectives
    LO 2
  2. Be able to propose
    organizational values that
    will influence corporate
    climate of the company
    you have chosen
    2.1 Evaluate the existing climate within Amazon
    2.2 Recommend ways to improve the corporate climate
    within Amazon
    2.3 Propose a framework of organizational values that
    meet the specific strategic and operational needs of
    Amazon
    LO 3
  3. Be able to develop
    strategies to communicate
    with stakeholders your
    chosen organization who
    belong to different cultural
    groups
    3.1 Identify the internal and external stakeholders of Amazon
    3.2 Evaluate the effectiveness of Amazon’s existing
    communication strategies
    3.3 Develop new communication strategies
    for stakeholders of Amazon that address differences in belief,
    values, customs and language
    Questions:
    Based on your chosen organization being Amazon:
  4. Explain any two models of organization culture which would help achieve your
    chosen organization’s goals and objectives.
    (Assessment Criteria 1.1: Explain how models of organization culture can be
    used to achieve organizational objectives).
  5. Understand your national culture and your chosen organizational culture. Based on
    your understanding, explain the difference between the national culture and your
    chosen organizational culture.
    (Assessment Criteria 1.2: Explain the difference between organizational and
    national culture).
  6. Analyze the corporate cultural profile of your chosen organization by considering a
    minimum of five major key features, as part of the corporate cultural profile.
    (Assessment Criteria 1.3: Analyze the corporate cultural profile in an
    organization).
  7. Discuss the impact of your chosen organization’s corporate culture in achieving its
    objectives.
    (Assessment Criteria 1.4: Discuss the impact of an organization’s corporate
    culture in achieving its objectives).
  8. Evaluate the existing climate of your chosen organization. Your evaluation should also
    be based on what your organization wants to achieve in terms of its culture. Thereafter,
    recommend ways to improve corporate climate in your organization.
    (Assessment Criteria 2.1: Evaluate the existing climate of an organization;
    Assessment Criteria 2.2: Recommend ways to improve corporate climate in an
    organization).
  9. Understand how the current organizational values of your chosen organization are
    linked to the organizational objectives and propose a framework of organizational
    values that can meet the specific strategic and operational needs of your chosen
    organization.
    (Assessment Criteria 2.3: Propose a framework of organizational values that
    meet the specific strategic and operational needs of an organization).
  10. Identify internal and external stakeholders of your chosen organization.
    Evaluate the effectiveness of your chosen organization’s existing communication
    strategies, by discussing its strengths and weaknesses.
    Develop new communication strategies for internal and external stakeholders of your
    chosen organization that address differences in belief, values, customs and language.
    (Assessment Criteria 3.1: Identify internal and external stakeholders of an
    organization; Assessment Criteria 3.2: Evaluate the effectiveness of an
    organization’s existing communication strategies; Assessment Criteria 3.3:
    Develop new communication strategies for stakeholders of an organization that
    address differences in belief, values, customs and language).