“Organizational Design and Culture”
- According to your textbook Nelson and Quick, (2015) we continue to move from the traditional methods of examining organizational design and structure, several forces are reshaping organizations such as the life cycles in organizations, globalization, changes in technology and demands on organizational processes. Give a detailed example of how your current employer or your last employer is meeting the challenges of these non-traditional forces.
- Watch the video titled, “How Disney Develops Culture” (6 min 35 s). You can also view the video at http://vimeo.com/109015050. Disney University’s four (4) fundamentals are to innovate, support, educate and entertain. Briefly describe the type of organization in which you are currently employed or were last employed. Explain and give two (2) examples how leaders sustain the culture in that organization, good or bad. Note: When incorporating information from the workplace, be sure to remove all identifying information such as the name of the organization, the names of individual affiliates, and sensitive or proprietary information.