What Does Organizational Culture Mean?

Also explain the types of organizational culture

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  1. Organizational culture is the common set of value and beliefs which govern the behavior of employees in an organization.
    There are 4 types of organizational culture namely, Clan, Adhocracy, Market and Hierarchy.
    1. Clan culture: It is a culture that promotes collaboration. Members of the organization are active and involved and consider themselves as part of one big family. Since it promotes collaboration, teamwork and communication is one of the main assets of this culture.
    2. Adhocracy culture: Adhocaracy is based on energy and creativity. Employees are encouraged to come up with new ideas and solutions and also risk taking is promoted. Experimentation is at the core of this culture. Its core values are change and agility.
    3. Market culture: It is based on dynamics of the competition prevailing in market. This culture is goal and result oriented. The main value is market share and profitability.
    4. Hierarchy culture: This culture is based on structure and control. They emphasize on procedures and efficiency. Core values include consistency and uniformity.

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