Toyota's response to recent events like the global economic downturn and the deadly tsunami in Japan was to create a more efficiency driven culture with their focus turned to improve their internal environment instead of outward.
Labour market forces affecting organizations right now include the growing need for computer-literate knowledge workers and the necessity for continuous investment in human resources through recruitment,education and training.
Corporate culture plays a key role in creating an organizational climate that enables learning and innovative responses to threats from the external environment,challenging new opportunities or organizational crises.
A government inspection has required your company to upgrade the safety equipment in the manufacturing process of ice cream factory.What dimension of the external environment has influenced these upgrades?
_____ is an approach to boundary spanning which results from using sophisticated software to search through large amounts of internal and external data to spot patterns,trends,and relationships that might be significant.
Which of the following cultures is suited to organizations that are more concerned with servicing specific customers in the external environment but without an intensive need for flexibility and rapid corporate change?
Commentators on China suggest that it is necessary to establish strong personal relationships and emotional bonds with Chinese business partners.This relates most closely to which dimension of the general business environment?
_____ plays a key role in creating an organizational climate that enables learning and innovative responses to threats from the external environment,challenging new opportunities or organizational crises.