Organizational culture is the set of key values, beliefs and attitudes shared by organizational members. Organizational culture is often created by company founders. (Chuck 2009). Thus, the one person who can formulate, actualize and operationalize an effective organizational culture will have to be an effective leader. The leader through many traits like power will implement or impose that culture. With the culture having been implemented, it will give rise to different responses from the employees bordering on both positive side as well as negative side. Negative side in the sense, there will be some negative office politics because of the imposition of the culture. This paper by focusing, “The Devil Wears Prada” will demonstrate how the organizational culture based issues of leadership, power and politics were portrayed in the film.
As leaders are the men/women in lead, they usually have a major impact on how the group initially defines and sets into an organization. Typically, the leaders have strong assumptions about the nature of the world, the role that organizations play in that world, the characteristics that make up human nature and relationships, how truth is arrived at, and how to manage time and space. They will, therefore, be quite comfortable in imposing those views and personal cultures, on their partners and employees as the organization copes with challenges and targets. This initial stage imposition of founder’s assumptions, as a form of good culture is one of the good leadership traits, because as the workers’ mind will be fresh in their new organizational setup, they will be motivated to adopt that new culture. Motivation is the set of forces that initiates, directs and makes people persist in their efforts over time to accomplish a goal. (Williams 2009). This new culture will consist of many
In organizations, employees like the five different fingers in human’s hand will be different from one another as most of them will have different characteristics, different attitudes, different education, etc, etc. Uniting these different humans and making them work under a…
It was founded in the year 1913 by Mario Prada as a luxury store principally focused on selling handbags and other accessories of leather which in turn proved highly beneficial to enlarge its product line (Prada, 2013). It is worth mentioning in this context that Prada has been quite successful in inculcating the changes identified in its external business scenario.
The focus of this paper shall be Miranda who happens to play the role of a leader in the film. Miranda’s case is in stark contrast to the stereotypical image portrayed about female leaders and highlights how preconceived notions of the same could lead one to erroneously assume that Miranda’s leadership style was anything but appropriate.
There is no mistaking the culture and work ethic of the world that fresh journalism graduate Andrea (Anne Hathaway) walks into as she is straightaway apprised of her place in the "pecking order" in the organization, the editorial offices of Runway Magazine, the trendsetter in the international fashion scene.
be generally calm or excitable and nervous; therefore highly nervous people have a tendency to suffer from neurotic problems which may lead to obsessive forms of behavior.
Applying this to the character of Miranda Priestly in the film “The Devil wears Prada”, the editor
The organizational culture is so solid that the employees bill this advertising agency as an international outfit. Numerous national hotel outfits are its clients and their services are popularly regarded as the best in the industry. With this in