Importance of Organizational Culture for Gaza Strip Construction Companies
Despite of different definitions of organizational culture, shared meanings, assumptions, beliefs and understandings held by a team are considered as the basic component of the organizational culture definition. Organizational culture gives identity to an organization. Nowadays with the increasing of the internationalization of the construction industry, the organizational culture become more importance than any other times. The aim of this research is to investigate the importance of the organizational culture for Gaza Strip construction companies. The study used a questionnaire that was administered by contracting companies classified at the Palestinian Contractors Union. Out of 134 questionnaires were distributed, only 74 questionnaires were received. The research found out that the existence of the organizational cultural in the organization is very mportant for its survival and continuity, where the organizational cultural help in achieving the organization goals, the organizational cultural help the organization to take right actions and decisions, the organizational cultural help in creating policies and assignments to increase profitability, growth, and respond to market demands, the organizational cultural help the individuals and teams to do the assigned work efficiently, and the organizational cultural play basic role in sharing of information rapidly inside the organization.
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