Organizational Culture and Change Implementation

In the public health arena, you will find public health professionals have a unique organizational culture that is distinct from acute care medicine. Organizational culture has a significant impact on how change implementation will be viewed and enacted. It is important for you to understand that all industries, based on their specific culture, will react differently when implementing change.

Respond to the following questions associated with the importance of organizational culture and change implementation using your textbook, the Internet resources:

  • A strong organizational culture is a necessary component of outstanding performance, but it is not sufficient. Do you agree with this statement? Explain your position.
  • Explain why organizations with multiple stakeholder values are likely to be more adaptive than organizations with just one stakeholder value.
  • Research the concept of a self-sealing value loop. How might the self-sealing value loop work for a manager who holds Theory Y values?
  • The value of employee participation in creating motivation for change is widely recognized. Yet, managers resist the idea of recognizing employees’ contribution to change. Do you agree with this statement? Justify your answers with appropriate reasons.

Give reasons to support your statements.

Write your initial response in approximately 200 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.