The Big Picture
To prepare for this Discussion:
- Draw upon the knowledge and skills you have developed throughout your program.
- Consider your experiences with and knowledge of organizational culture.
- Consider the idea of an organization being mission driven or purpose driven.
***Follow the Week 1 Discussion Rubric for this paper.
Post your analysis of the role of culture, mission, and purpose in an organization’s strategy, to include the following:
- In your own words, briefly explain what strategy is and how it can help business leaders to focus on “the big picture.”
- Based on your own experiences and knowledge of organizational culture, identify which aspects of culture within organizations are most critical to the development and execution of business strategy. Explain why.
- Analyze whether it is beneficial for an organization to base its strategy on being mission driven or purpose driven. Explain why or why not. Are there any negatives or compromises that organizations might need to consider?