Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2017, Page: 72-76
A Critical Review of Organizational Culture on Employee Performance
Ananta Narayana, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India
Received: Sep. 1, 2017;       Accepted: Oct. 8, 2017;       Published: Nov. 7, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajetm.20170205.13      View  2956      Downloads  996
The study attempts to examine the effect of organizational culture on employee performance and its evaluation has been identified by certain researcher’s research. The main aim of research article is to identify and determine strong relationship between organizational culture and employee performance. Literature review is adopted as methodology to review the culture of an organization upon employee performance. The owners and top management of an organization generally tends to have a large impact on establishing a culture. The Organization’s culture results from the interaction between the top management’s assumptions and shared visions of cultural values and human behavior and what the employees of the organization learn from their own experiences. Managers relate organizational culture and employee performance to each other as they help in providing competitive advantage to the organizations. Hence Organizational culture plays a vital role in enhancing employee performance. Organizational culture must be binding on all members and employees of the organization as this will encourage uniformity among members of the organization and this enhance commitment, group efficiency and overall performance of employees.
Organizational Culture, Employee Performance, Impact, Employee Commitment, Organizational Goals
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Ananta Narayana, A Critical Review of Organizational Culture on Employee Performance, American Journal of Engineering and Technology Management. Vol. 2, No. 5, 2017, pp. 72-76. doi: 10.11648/j.ajetm.20170205.13
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