4-3 Journal: Organizational Culture and Leadership
Details: It is important to understand yourself as a leader and how you fit into an organization. In this journal assignment, you will discuss your individual experience with organizational culture and how it has impacted communication and leadership within an organization you are familiar with. This could be an organization you currently work for, or one you have worked for in the past. You may wish to revisit the results of your personality assessment from your previous work and discuss how your leadership style connects to the organizational culture you describe here.
Revisit your Big Five personality assessment and the related journal assignment, and consider who you are as a leader. Think of the culture of an organization that you currently work for or have worked for in the past, and describe your role within it based on the organizational culture and your disposition.
Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:
Organizational Culture: Describe the organizational culture of the organization of your choice. Consider the following in your response:
What is the organization’s mission and vision?
How have you seen the organization’s mission and vision reflected in daily activities such as communication, management approaches, priorities, and so on?
What does the organization value?
Impacts of Culture and Leadership: Describe the impact of culture and leadership on the employees and day-to-day business, providing examples. Consider the following in your response:
How did organizational culture play a role in the examples you provided?
In the examples you provided, was the communication or behavior aligned with the culture the organization promotes? Why or why not?
Leadership Style and Personality Traits: Discuss your leadership style and personality traits; focus specifically on how your leadership fits into an organizational culture. Consider the following in your response:
What traits make you a strong leader, and how does this connect to the organizational culture you described?
Guidelines for Submission
Your submission should be a 1- to 2-page Word document with 12-point Times New Roman font, double spacing, and one-inch margins. Sources should be cited according to APA style.