Leadership is a critical component of an organization’s culture. Leaders shape and reinforce an ethical or unethical organization (institutional/national/international) climate by what they pay attention to how they react to crisis, behave, allocate rewards and hire and fire individuals” (Thmos 2001)
Give your reasons for agreeing or disagreeing with this statement? Also identify leadership styles which in your opinion can encourage innovation through a process of empowerment.
LEADERSHIP IN ORGANIZATION’S CULTURE:
Indeed leadership is a critical component of an organization’s culture. But initially we should learn the definition of culture and the role culture represents the personality of an Organization having a major influence on both employee satisfaction and organizational success. Culture represents the personality of an organization, having a major influence on both employee satisfaction and organizational success. It expresses shared assumptions, values and beliefs and is the social glue that holds an organization together. While every organization has a culture, it is sometimes elusive and open to different interpretations in a weak culture; employees waste a good deal of time just trying to figure out what they should do and how they should do it. When the culture is strong, managers take the lead in shaping and supporting it. Those who take this approach are called symbolic managers because they spend much time thinking about the values, heroes, and rituals of the culture, and because they see their primary job as managing value conflicts that arise in the ebb and flow of daily events. The organizational phenomena contribute to both the successes and downfalls of business organizations. This identifies four cultures...