History of Management: Approaches to Organizational Culture
Est. Study Time: 1 hours
Learn about the early history of Central Products from Robert and Grace Powers as you are provided an overview of different approaches to the topic of organizational culture. Though mainly dealing with anthropological and psychological approaches, the topic is set within the larger context of the history of management theory. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
Become familiar with the basic concepts of organizational culture and what healthy culture looks like
Understand how leadership anthropology, and organizational psychology impact a company's culture
Learn how self-managed teams can positively affect business functions
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