Introduction to External Factors of Organizational Culture

What you’ll learn to do: Describe the external factors associated with organizational culture

There are two types of factors that influence organizational culture: internal and external. External influences and factors play a large role in how organizations choose to operate. Understanding these external factors and how companies need to adapt to them will help explain the inner workings of an organization. While there are a number of internal factors also at play, external factors help to shape how organizations choose to manage and account for internal factors.

Let’s get started by first defining and exploring organizational culture and then diving into the number of factors that can influence it!


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