Topic: Work culture
7.Examine how an organization’s work culture influences or communicates ethics towards society at large. (250 words)
Ethics by Lexicon Publications
Why this question:
The article discusses in detail the importance of good work culture and its impact on society at large.
Key demand of the question:
Discuss in detail the significance of Organization’s work culture. Demonstrate using examples in what way it imparts ethics to society.
Examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we must look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.
Structure of the answer:
Write about the Work culture of an organization.
Explain the factors influencing the ethics of society at large.
Define work culture – The work culture of any organization significantly impacts ethics of society at large. Work culture is regarded as a set of practices, values and shared beliefs within an organization. It has a significant role in the way an organization functions. It is a way of life at the workplace, the way culture is a way of life of society. Explain with examples of how it impacts societal ethics.
Discuss that Ethics form an essential part of the foundation on which a civilized society is built. Ethics of society is shaped not only by individual factors like values, attitudes of people but also by other situational factors like cultural norms, industry and organizational norms.
Conclude that Thus, both society and the organization’s work culture have a direct correlation. Both influence the ethical framework of people and are relevant to the social fabric of any society.