(Solution) BUS 1101 Discussion Forum Unit 8 DF8


BUS 1101 – Principles of Business Management

The text described organizational culture as a collection of common beliefs, values, and assumptions that define appropriate and inappropriate behaviors for organizational members (Carpenter, Bauer, & Erdogan, 2010). Drawing on your experience and the material in Chapter 8, describe an example of a company’s culture being a strength or a weakness. In what ways was it a strength or weakness? Share specific cultural factors you noticed to support your observation about the organization’s culture being a strength or a weakness.

Please answer in 150-300 words. Use your own words – please do not copy and paste from a website. Be sure to cite your sources. Remember to post as early as possible, preferably by Sunday evening, in order to allow time for you and your classmates to discuss.

Throughout the week, engage in a dialogue with your classmates on the above question and any other perspectives you have on the above topics. You are expected to make at least three response posts to the discussion board during the course of the discussion period and rate three of your classmates’ posts.


Carpenter, M., Bauer, T., & Erdogan, B. (2010). Management principles, v. 1.1. https://2012books.lardbucket.org/books/management-principles-v1.1/index.html


In 2019 we lived in a town where Toyota employed the majority of the town’s residents. I observed and experienced first-hand that Toyota’s culture in this specific town was a strength, as the town’s people were influenced in a positive way across the board because “people are at the heart and soul of the Toyota way.” Toyota turned around from bankruptcy by supporting the two critical value streams of product and people by reflecting and reinforcing culture. (Liker, 2008).…..please click the icon below to purchase the solution at $5