Organizational culture includes an organization's expectations, experiences, philosophy, and values that hold it together, and is expressed in its self-image, inner workings, interactions with the outside world, and future expectations. It is based on shared attitudes, beliefs , customs , and written and unwritten rules that have been developed over time and are considered valid . Also called corporate culture , it's shown in
(1) the ways the organization conducts its business , treats its employees, customers, and the wider community ,
(2) the extent to which freedom is allowed in decision making , developing new ideas, and personal expression,
(3) how power and information flow through its hierarchy , and
(4) how committed employees are towards collective objectives.