Understanding and Changing Organizational Culture
Understanding how organizational culture is created and sustained offers a valuable toolkit for us as we think about the communities in which we do our work. Organizations that have a strong culture that supports diversity and inclusion and values ethical leadership and followership are workplaces where everyone, from editor to beat reporter, can do their best work.
What You'll Learn:
- Concepts of organizational culture including the primary and secondary mechanisms by which organizational culture is created, circulated, upheld and/or changed.
- The role that organizational culture has in how work is accomplished within organizations.
- How you might use elements of organizational culture to assess an organization and make sense of whether that culture will be one that is potentially supportive or one that is potentially dysfunctional and/or destructive.
- What it takes to change an organization's culture and what role you can play in that change.