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Analyzing the necessity and impacts of organizational culture on the performance of Unilever UK Ltd.

Jose, Jerin (2021) Analyzing the necessity and impacts of organizational culture on the performance of Unilever UK Ltd. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

Every business firm has a unique organizational culture that helps in maintaining the internal organizational environment. Having a strong organizational culture, companies can maximize organizational profitability. This academic dissertation aims to analyze the impact of organizational culture on the business performance. Accomplishing the paper’s aim, four objectives have been made by the research scholar. Firstly, the paper analyzes the importance of having good corporate culture in maximizing the organizational performances. Secondly, this research work also states the effect of different types of organizational culture on business performance. Moreover, the paper also critically analyzes the relationship between employee performance and working culture of organizations. Lastly, this dissertation provides some valuable recommendations to business firms in building better organizational culture for positively influencing productivity.

In order to examine the effect of corporate culture on organizational performances, the study had taken positivism philosophy and deductive approach. Both quantitative and qualitative approaches have been chosen for this current dissertation in collecting authentic data. From 100 Unilever’s employees, the scholar has gathered quantifiable responses. In addition, the scholar has extracted qualitative data for the study from different journals, articles, research papers, and authorized websites. M.S. Excel spreadsheet and context analysis tool has been used for analyzing the accumulated data for attaining the research purpose.

After the analysis, it can be comprehended that culture within organizations helps in fostering a knowledge-sharing environment that supports employees in enhancing their skills and practical knowledge, which influences the productivity of an organization. In a flexible working environment, employees can be successful in showing their talents that help in maximizing overall productivity. All most every leader has visionary skills, and these skills are required for maintaining the internal environment and culture of firms. On the other hand, to manage stakeholders' interest and resolve business issues, business organizations must have a good corporate environment. In boosting team spirit among different functional teams and maximizing productivity, organizations focus on a flexible corporate culture. In earning commitments from the end of employees, every firm must focus on developing the organizational culture. Moreover, for determining business risks and internal conflicts within organizations, firms focus on their corporate culture. Having a flexible working environment, employees have the confidence to share their suggestions to their supervisors regarding the risk management aspect. In seeking the attention of skilled global professionals, corporate culture plays a significant role. Hence, it can be said that corporate culture directly relates to the overall productivity and performance of organizations.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > Economics > Microeconomics > Production (Economic theory) > Industrial productivity > Labor productivity
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Large Industry. Corporations.
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Organisational Behaviour > Organisational Culture
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Science in Management
Depositing User: Clara Chan
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2022 14:45
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2022 14:45
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/5431

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