Essay Concepts Of The Company 's Culture

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Use the framework from chapter eight of the textbook to discern aspects of the company’s culture.
Based off of the OCP Framework in (“Principals of Management,” 2013) starting on page 187-188, the company Lincoln Electric has a “People-Oriented Culture” because of the way it values the individual worker by the amount of trust and respect they show, but it also shows an overlapping sub-culture of an “Outcome-Oriented Culture” as well. The reason I say that is because it is a company that trains its employees to reduce waste and merits them on their hard work. Sharplin (1989) found.
First, look at the continuing influence of the founders of the company.
The Christian values that influenced the founder (John C. Lincoln). He did not proclaim his faith outwardly, but showed a remarkable strength of character that has carried the company throughout the years. The ability to persevere after losing his job and starting a new company shows this control. As Sharplin (1989) states, “…after being "frozen out" out… of (an) electric motors (company), John C. Lincoln took out his second patent and began to manufacture his improved motor. He opened his new business, unincorporated, with $200 he had earned…”
Then look at the golden rule
I feel that the golden rule has been followed. People want to work here because they are treated well and fairly. Everyone is given the same opportunities. So much so, that the company will not fund off site education because not everyone can take…

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