Read chapter 5 pg. 124-157

Pick one of the prompts below:

1. Define culture and explain what is meant by culture as “symbolic construction.” Then, explain how understanding culture in this way impacts the study of organizations.

2. What are some differences in viewing organizations as culture versus classical management (ch. 3) or systems (ch. 4) approaches? In what was are the perspectives similar?

3. Briefly explain one of the “three views” of organizational culture