Symbols and values of strategic managers a semiotic approach by Henrik Gahmberg

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StatementHenrik Gahmberg.
SeriesActa Academiae Oeconomicae Helsingiensis -- 47
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Open LibraryOL21259059M
ISBN 10951700172X

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Financial success can reinforce cultural norms in ways that make managers and employees: become arrogant - inwardly focused - resistant to change - blinded to need for new strategic plans (top managers) Example: American automakers became resistant to the need of radical adjustments.

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The organizational culture exists at two distinct levels, visible and hidden. The visible aspect of the organization is reflected in artifacts, symbols and visible behavior of employees. The hidden aspect is related to underlying values and assumptions that employees make regarding the acceptable and unacceptable behaviors.

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Symbolic behavior is "a person’s capacity to respond to or use a system of significant symbols" (Faules & Alexander,p. The symbolic behavior perspective argues that the reality of an organization is socially constructed through communication (Cheney & Christensen, ; Putnam, Phillips, & Chapman, ).

Symbolic messages are used by individuals to understand their environment. Top level managers play a critical role in strategy formulation and implementation. Their strategic decisions influence how an organization is designed and how goals are achieved. Top managers also develop structure, culture, reward systems, and policies.

Having a top management team with superior managerial skills is critical (and can be a. Culture is transmitted to employees in a number of ways.

The most significant are stories, rituals, symbols, and language. Stories: Organizational “stories” typically contain a narrative of significant events or people including such things as the organization’s founders, rules breaking, reactions to.

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In the field of management, 'strategic management involves the formulation and implementation of the major goals and initiatives taken by an organization's top managers on behalf of owners, based on consideration of resources and an assessment of the internal and external environments in which the organization operates.

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The Plum Book: This is the informal name for. So, how strategic is IT. What is Strategic Value. Strategic Value is about Competitive, Pricing, Cost, Product or Market Differentiation.

Wal-Mart’s strategy touches on three of these – Pricing and Cost are talked about widely. Being the low-cost leader establishes a unique place in the market. The stories in this book celebrate the gift we were all given—core values that really work.

And they show how robust focus on core val-ues adds great enterprise value and value to your personal life. Core values at work can bring out more engagement, more fulfillment, bet-ter work-life balance, and long-term business and financial success for.Symbols of Managerial Power.

How do we know when a manager has power in an organizational setting? Harvard professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter has identified several of the more common symbols of managerial power. 14 For example, managers have power to the extent that they can intercede favorably on behalf of someone in trouble with the organization.

1 National cultures Hofstede's five Cultural Dimensions. A series of perspectives that we might use to achieve a different insight into business was introduced by Morgan () in his book entitled Images of an of these was the business as a culture, a type of micro-society where people work and ‘live’ together on a daily basis, with certain rules and understandings.

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