Abraham Lincoln: Organizational Culture and Leadership Essay

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Group Assignment

Part I: Organizational Culture
‘Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS)’

Part II: Leadership
‘Abraham Lincoln’

This report has been compiled as a group assignment under continuous assessments for BUS 4304 – ‘Organizational Culture and Leadership’, a subject which is followed during the Semester 1 of the 4th Academic Year for the Bachelor’s Degree – Business Administration (Special) offered by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

As per the guidelines given, this report consists of two parts. Part I discusses the cultural aspects evident in a known business organization, the Imperial College of Business, most popularly referred to as ICBS among the present and past students engaged in the
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Therefore, they operate as a team rather than as an administrative staff, thus are passionate about assisting students and remains guided by one basic principle: they put the needs of students first and ensure that students are ready to pursue their studies confidently and professionally.

Team Behavior: In offering helpful information for students; on registrations, subjects on offer, subject selection, study methods; staff is easily accessible via personal visit, phone call or email because members of staff including Executive Directors will take any of other persons duty at a request, if it is to serve a client.

Self-discipline: The staff at ICBS from Executives to Cleaning personnel do not have a very strict time schedule such as 8-5. The only thing that the company expects is the work to be done whenever necessary. Hence their control and monitoring has been developed through a reporting system based on targets and feedbacks taken from stakeholders including students, parents, suppliers, bankers, members of the CIMA Sri Lanka Division etc. This has guaranteed that once a student begins his/her CIMA career with ICBS or a third party becomes a stakeholder, they will always be given the priority and focus by understanding and matching their ever-changing needs in this dynamic environment.

4. Norms Group norms are the informal rules that groups adopt to regulate