Symbols of culture are called artifacts. Artifacts are the
most visible and accessible level of culture. These include behaviors, stories,
rituals (everyday practices that are repeated frequently), and symbols (e.g.,
company logos, company colors). For example, the president of a company
volunteering at Habitat for Humanity is an artifact of culture. An example of
symbols as an artifact of culture is Ashford University’s shield that serves as
our logo and is printed on transcripts, diplomas and letterhead paper. Submit a
two- to three-page paper (excluding the title and reference pages) describing
the culture of either your current or past place of employment.
Your paper should provide examples of and address each of
the following topics:
2.Espoused values (These are what organizational members say
they value, like ethical practice.)
3.Enacted values (These are reflected in the way individuals
In addition, describe how each item listed above impacts the
values and culture of the organization.
paper must use a minimum of two scholarly sources, in addition to the textbook.
Your paper must also follow the APA Style guide.