External organizational environment
all elements existing outside the organization's boundaries that have the potential to affect the organization
the layer of the external environment that affects the organization indirectly. It includes social, economic, legal/political, international, natural, and technological factors that influence all organizations about equally.
The layer of the external environment that directly influences the organization's operations and performance. It is generally considered to include competitors, suppliers, customers and the labor market
the environment that includes the elements within the organization's boundaries
portion of the external environment that represents events originating in foreign countries as well as opportunities for U.S. companies in other countries.
the dimension of the general environment that includes scientific and technological advancements in the industry and society at large
the dimension of the general environment representing the demographic characteristics, norms, customs, and values of the population within which the organization operates
the dimension of the general environment representing the overall economic health of the country or region in which the organization operates
the dimension of the general environment that includes federal, state, and local government regulations and political activities designed to influence company behavior
an interest group that works within the legal-political framework to influence companies to behave in socially responsible ways.
the dimension of the general environment that includes all elements that occur naturally on earth, including plants, animals, rocks, and natural resources such as air, water, and climate
people and organizations in the environment that acquire goods or services from the organization
other organizations in the same industry or type of business that provide goods or services to the same set of customers
people and organizations that provide the raw materials the organization uses to produce its output
the people available for hire by the organization.
roles assumed by people and/or departments that link and coordinate the organization with key elements in the external environment.
the combining of two or more organizations into one
a strategic alliance or program by two or more organizations
the set of key values, beliefs, understandings, and norms that members of an organization share.
an object, act, or event that conveys meaning to others
a narrative based on true events and repeated frequently and shared among organizational employees
a figure who exemplifies the deeds, character, and attributes of a strong corporate culture
a phrase or sentence that succinctly expresses a key corporate value
a planned activity at a special event that is conducted for the benefit of an audience
a culture characterized by values that support the company's ability to interpret and translate signals from the environment into new behavior responses.
a results - oriented culture that values competitiveness, personal initiative, and achievement
a culture that places high value on meeting the needs of employees and values cooperation and equality
a culture that values and rewards a methodical, rational, orderly way of doing things
a culture based on a solid organizational mission or purpose that uses shared adaptive values to guide decisions and business practices and to encourage individual employee ownership of both bottom-line results and the organization's cultural backbone
a manager who uses signals and symbols to influence corporate culture
the layer of the external environment that directly influences the organization's operations and performance