Definitions for "Organizational Culture"
A pattern of shared basic assumptions that an organization develops as it solves its problems of external adaptation and internal integration, has worked well enough to be considered valid and, therefore, to be taught to new members as the correct way to perceive, think, and feel in relation to these problems.
This refers to the values, beliefs, and attitudes that permeate an organization, as well as to more formal components such as policies, procedures and rules. If strategy defines where an organization wants to go, culture determines how - maybe whether - it gets there.
the set of beliefs, values, and norms, together with symbols like dramatized events and personalities, that represents the unique character of an organization, and provides the context for action in it and by it.
Values and traditions, communicated informally, that influence the organizational style of policing within a police department.
a powerful force, and positive changes in the system take time
Keywords:  personality
an organization's personality.