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Monthly ArchiveSeptember 2017

What are Organization Identity and Organizational Identification?

What are Organization Identity and Organizational Identification?

Albert and Whetten (1985) defined organizational identity (OI) as those things that members believe to be central, enduring and distinctive about their organization. According to Lin (2004), OI answers questions, such as “Who are we?” “What are we doing?” “What do we want to be in the future?” On the hand, organizational identification (OID) is when employees see themselves as one with an employing organization and feel that they belong to it (Ashforth & Mael, 1989). When employees identify with the organization, they are often more involved and committed.

Strategy, what is it?

Strategy, what is it?
Strategy is a plan of action or policy designed to achieve a major or overall aim. However, many organizations do not have clearly defined plan of action or policy designed to achieve organizational objectives. Others do not clearly define or measure organizational goals across the organization. Thus, they implement initiatives with no metrics or accountability.

How do Organizations Learn?

How do Organizations Learn?

Senge (1990a) indicated that “Organizations learn only through individual who learn.” Unfortunately, many organizational managers often ignore individuals who learn. However, if organizational managers are not maximizing the comparative advantages of learning individuals, their organizations cannot learn.