Module 4

Learning Unit 9

Module 4: Learning Unit 9

Learning Activities

Learning activity 1
Can you give examples of Artefacts, espoused values and Basic underlying assumptions in your own organisation?

Learning activity 2
What sort of culture do you have in your department and what is the dominant culture in the organisation? How much of a fit do you have between your own style and that of the organisation?

Learning activity 3
Complete a cultural web on your own organisation, identifying the structural problems to culture in your own organisation

Learning activity 4
Using Capra’s pattern framework, where are the cultural problems in your own organisation


Learning Outcomes : By the end of this learning unit you will be able to

  1. Define what is meant by organisational culture; explore the inter-relationship of individuals and organisational culture
  2. Identify strategies to use to influence organisational culture change