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List the factors that influence the strength of an organization's culture and discuss the impact of a strong organizational culture on employees.
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 Organizational culture has been described as the shared values, principles, traditions, and ways of doing things that influence the way organizational members act. In most organizations, these shared values and practices have evolved over time.
Factors:
a.   size of the organization
b.   how long it has been around
c.   how much turnover there has been among employees
d.   intensity with which the culture was originated
e.   high agreement regarding what is important

The more employees accept the organization's key values and the greater their commitment to those values, the stronger the culture is. Strong cultures have a greater influence on employees than do weak cultures.

One study found that employees in organizations with strong cultures were more committed to their organization than were employees in organizations with weak cultures. The organizations with strong cultures also used their recruitment efforts and socialization practices to build employee commitment. And an increasing body of evidence suggests that strong cultures are associated with high organizational performance. It's easy to understand why a strong culture enhances performance. After all, when values are clear and widely accepted, employees know what they're supposed to do and what's expected of them so they can act quickly to take care of problems, thus preventing any potential performance decline. However, the drawback is that the same strong culture also might prevent employees from trying new approaches especially during periods of rapid change.
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