Organisational Culture

Integrating the modality of organisational culture to balance four modes of competing values in professional organisational development

Control : Compete : Create : Collaborate

How Organisational Culture  provides Integrative balance between

  1. Control : managing Induction and Acculturation, managing the Control system, managing Coordination

  2. Compete: perfomrance management, energising employees, managing customer service

  3. Create: managing innovation, managing the future, managing continuous improvement

  4. Cooperate: managing teams,managing inerpresonal relationships, managing the development of others

Cooperate

Building a culture of commitment and cohesion

Managing Teams

facilitating effective cohesive teamwork

 

Managing interpersonal relationships

facilitating effective interpersonal relationships including supportive feedback & resolution of interpersonal problems

 

Managing the development of others

helping individuals to improve their performance & engage in professional learning

Create

Building a culture of change and adaptability

Managing innovation

encouraging individuals to generate new ideas, innovate & experiment

 

Managing the future

communicating a clear vision of the future & facilitating its accomplishment

 

Managing continuous improvement

fostering an orientation towards continuous improvement, flexibility & productive change

Compete

Building a culture of productivity and profitability

Performance Management

accelerating goal achievement & exceeding expectations

 

Energising employees

motivating & inspiring individuals to be proactive & work vigorously

 

Managing customer service

fostering an orientation towards students, parents & other stakeholders which engages them & exceeds their expectations

Control

Building a culture of stability and continuity

Managing Induction & Acculturation

how new people are inducted & learn the values & practices of the organisation

 

Managing the Control system

ensuring procedures, measurements & monitoring systems in place

 

Managing Coordination

Aligning Senior Leadership, Middle Leadership, Academic Leadership and Administration

Modality Toolkit

The leading theorists of this modality commonly called the Competing Values Framework are Kim S Cameron and Robert E Quinn

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Recommended Reading

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Questions for Synthesis

 

Questions for personal synthesis

How would you stack its four modes in order of relevance to your own personal philosophy of teaching?

Where would you place this modality in order of preference in the practice of Integrative Teaching (compared to meta-pedagogy, depth didactics, thinking in community and curriculum synergy.

Where would you place this modality in overall order of preference out of all sixteen modalities?

Questions for technical eclecticism

Which of the four component modes could enhance learning in your core Integrative practice?

How might this modality as a whole enhance any other modalities you are using?

Which techniques would you want to experiment with to improve your practice?

Questions for theoretical integration

What is the sixfold interplay between these four modes of practice?

What are the contrasts between the modes which make it difficult but still important to practice together?

Why is this modality essential to enhancing the other modalities of integrative teaching?

Questions for assimilative integration

How could the construction of this modality be improved?

How well does it correlate with other fields of practice not included in the EduSynthesis map?

Which missing aspects of theory might provide a better alternative in a map of your own practice?

What  are your personal preferences for imaginative teaching as an adult learner?

How you can appreciate different uses of language for educational purposes: oral language, writing, theoretic writing, reflexive writing?

How can you enhance your own academic writing in higher education?

How can you utilise imaginative teaching resources in your practice to engage learners?

How could you include all four kinds of understanding in one framework?

Teaching Exercises

How would you stack its four modes in order of relevance to your own personal philosophy of teaching?

Mentoring Exercises

Which of the four component modes could enhance learning in your core Integrative practice?

Leadership Exercises

What is the sixfold interplay between these four modes of practice?

Sustainability Exercises

How could the construction of this modality be improved?

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© 2023 Tim Saunders PhD : EduSynthesis : The Way of Mindful Integration : Integrative Counselling, Coaching, Tutoring and Mentoring

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