The culture of a utility organization is reasonably well suited to forms of regulated monopoly. The maintenance of consistent performance in a utility organization is more important than continued innovation, because any mistakes in any organization's innovation process can be very costly.
The culture of a software organization is reasonably well suited to its contextual and environmental realities. It is vital for a software firm to develop continuously, and strive for consistent innovation by utilizing the skills and creativity of its employees to a maximum.
It is misguided to try to find a one-size-fits-all cultural profile for an organization's internal and external realities. The popular assumption that an ideal culture can be found by carefully examining the is a misguided one, and "it is not clear that any particular culture will be effective for any specific organization at a particular point in time" Greene, R. J.
It is imperative that respondents to the survey understand that there are no standard or superior answers, and that "the critical goal is to ensure that an appropriate balance of viewpoints is arrived at" Greene, R. J. In order to promote a focus on customer satisfaction, it might be necessary to hire professionals who have had experience in organizations where the survival of the organization is dependent on customer satisfaction.
In software organizations, managers shou...
J. In order to promote a focus on customer satisfaction, it might be necessary to hire professionals who have had experience in organizations where the survival of the organization is dependent on customer satisfaction.
In software organizations, managers should be encouraged to have a broader perspective, and incentives could be developed to increase recognition of the importance of support functions in the overall success of the firm.
The definition and evaluation of an organization's culture can used to ensure that human resource strategies employed by an organization, are compatible with its common shared basic beliefs and assumptions. This involves conducting a survey to ascertain from the parties involved, the level of compatibility with the existing culture, and ensuring that their actual values or voices are represented in the survey questionnaire.
In software organizations, the culture should be defined with a lot of flexibility, with staff roles that are temporary and can be frequently changed, so as to allow for success in a wide variety of future endeavors.
Greene, R. J. Culturally compatible HR strategies. HR