Organizational Culture - Meaning & Definition

Published by MBA Skool Team, Last Updated: April 29, 2012

What is Organizational Culture?

Organizational Culture is primarily a system of shared meaning held by its members that distinguishes the organization from other organizations/companies.

For example, the Organisational Culture of the Aditya Birla Group of companies is stated as follows:

“Making bright minds shine brighter”


At the Aditya Birla Group, opportunities are abundant, the environment warm and the people friendly.

Walk around our offices and you will feel the energy. Minds are constantly in motion researching, innovating and creating ideas that push as many as 19 industries, forward. We constantly strive to be and do better than the best.

We endeavor to create an ambience where our people have the tools and the freedom to deliver their commitments and take great pride in their work. In the fertile ethos of our Group, they find a career that is personally rewarding and professionally enriching.


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