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Strategizing the Future: How Employees of Methodist University College Ghana Perceived their Corporate Culture

Abstract

Decline of businesses in developing economies are attributed to poor corporate culture. The purpose of this study is to explore prevalent cultural traits as pertain in businesses. Based on Denison cultural model, the study uses Faculty of Applied Sciences of the Methodist University College Ghana as a case. The choice was informed by recent difficulties facing the faculty in terms of low productivity. The analysis reveals that majority of the respondents perceived the faculty’s corporate culture as unproductive with adaptability and involvement being the least prevalent culture traits. It is proposed that top executives should introduce an effective performance appraisal system, identify core values and live by them, reward steps towards improvement, and engage in continuous rethinking.

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