Step 1: The Graphic (Forest and Trees)
Your group will create a video, using the picture of the forest and trees to discuss the relationship between organizational structure and culture, and the leader’s role in aligning strategy, organizational structure, and cultu
Step 2: Address the Following Elements
Each team member will answer the following questions and then as a team discuss the responses. You will then come to a consensus as to what information will be used to create the video.
Use the graphic presented in Step 1 to answer the following questions.
- Identify whether the forest represents the organizational structure or organizational culture, and explain why;
- Identify whether the trees represent the organizational structure or organizational culture, and explain why;
- Discuss the relationship between the forest and the trees in terms of organizational structure and organizational culture. Explain whether one can exist without the other. Explain why or why not.
- Explain the role of the leader in aligning strategy, organizational culture and organizational structure.