Read textbook Chapters 7, 13
Complete the Task Assignment: Organizational Culture (Portfolio Assignment)
Scan through the company’s website to find any statements made about the company’s culture. Describe what you found by answering these questions:
Does the company explain how long it has held these cultural values or how they were formed? To whom are these ‘espoused’ values directed on the website? Prospective employees or customers?
Does this organization win awards or come close to being one of the best places to work in the country? What other information suggests that this organization makes an effort to generate positive emotions for employees?
In your opinion, is this organization a relatively high- or- low stress place to work? Explain your answer. What practices does this organization seem to use to help employees minimize stress?
The company: Walmart.