Questions based on “Leadership in Crisis: Ernest Shackleton”:
Organizational culture reflects “Shared social knowledge within an organization regarding the rules, norms, and values that shape the attitudes and behaviours of its employees.” Assess and elaborate on the culture of the Endurance by:
a) Applying the Attraction-Selection-Attrition (ASA) framework to explain how the culture developed and is sustained (develops into a weak or strong culture).
b) Describing the extent to which the culture is visible in the 3 components of culture (observable artifacts, espoused/enacted values, basic underlying assumptions).
c) Assessing whether it is a strong culture. That is, to what extent is there high consensus and intensity (or is the culture shared, social, and shapes).