MGT-4472-WK8-DB-Organizational-Culture

All information needed to answer discussion questions comes from your Chapter 16 text book readings and Chapter 16 & 18 power points ( attached below) . Do not consult outsideresources other than your text book or supplied videos to answer these questions.Answers must be atleast 200 words long and should come from the information presented in the text book readings and then your interpretation/integration of that information to receive credit. If, after you have posted your initial response, you would like to look up additional information from another source and use that information in a response to another student’s post, that is allowed. The key is to make sure you are not consulting outside sources to shape your answers.

Option A:

After reading about organizational culture in Chapter 16, watch the following videos about two very different organizations.

After watching these videos, answer the following questions based on what you saw in the videos (not previous personal knowledge):

  • From your perspective, how would you describe the organizational culture at Google? (think about things like what the employees said, the colors you saw, office layout, the way employees were dressed, what seemed important to the organization and to employees, etc.)
    • In your opinion, does the culture at Google make sense for Google? Why or why not?
  • From your perspective, how would you describe the organizational culture at FedEx? (think about things like what the employees said, the colors you saw, office layout, the way employees were dressed, what seemed important to the organization and to employees, etc.)
    • In your opinion, does the culture at FedEx make sense for FedEx? Why or why not?
  • In your opinion, what would happen if FedEx tried to instill a culture like exists at Google, and what would happen if Google tried to instill a culture like exists at FedEx?