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Types of Company Culture: Understanding How Organizations Differ

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 5, 2017 7:00:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Company Culture, Management, Unemployment

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Types of Company Culture and Understanding Where Your Organization Fits

The effect of culture on an organization is profound, as it touches every aspect. It influences employees' job satisfaction, the public's perception and the organization's bottom line. Therefore, your corporate culture should be flexible to growth in order to fit any changing needs. Each organization has a unique culture, but different cultures may have a set of similar characteristics that may place them in a similar category. Knowing organizational culture can help you understand your working environment. You can then match the culture to the company's climate of operation. Some managers may not even be aware of their culture. The way they conduct their activities, treat employees, suppliers and customers, however, can give you a clue as to the type of culture they have. Using Quinn and Rorbaugh’s Competing Values Framework described here, you can classify the category in which the culture belongs.

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Mismanaging Unemployment Claims Is Like Lighting Money On Fire

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 12, 2017 12:53:00 AM / by Michelle Nystrom posted in Managing Employees, Management, Unemployment

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Late last year, the Employment Development Department reported a rise in the number of people who filed for unemployment benefits. California has the largest unemployment system in the US. Despite the employment rate rising steadily over the years, the EDD stated that 2016 saw unemployment checks being distributed to over 800,000 people which translated to close to 33 million dollars paid out in unemployment benefits daily

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