Organisation Development

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Organisational culture in Alphabet Games includes many elements or components which are organisational shared values, norms and basic taken for granted assumptions.

‘Shared values’:-
• All group learning reflects the original values
• Those who prevail influence group: the leaders
• It first begins as shared value then becomes shared assumption
• Social validation happens with shared learning
• Initially started by founder, leader and then assimilated

The organisational culture in Alphabet Games in terms of ‘shared value’ is invention. Example from the case study to support this is that “they have extensive experience in software development and have developed a word renowned reputation for excellence, quality and innovation.

Basic ‘taken for granted’ assumptions’ in a culture involves:-
• It evolves as the solution to a problem is repeated over and over again
• The hypothesis becomes reality
• To learn something new requires resurrection, re-examination, frame breaking
• Culture defines us o What we pay attention to o What things mean o React emotionally o What actions to take

The organisational culture in Alphabet Games in terms of basic ‘taken for granted’ assumptions is passion. Example from the case study to support this is that “passion for software development still exists within the company as strongly as it did when it was established. Technology and consumer needs have driven the business forward and it is the continued posit of innovation, quality and excellence that has enabled the business to grow and succeed through challenging times.”

Using a recognised model identifying the organisational culture of Alphabet Games
A recognised model identifying the organisational culture of Alphabet Games is Charles Handy model of organisational culture. Charles Handy’s model of organisational culture consists of four culture…...

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