After giving a brief description of the organization in which you presently work – or in which you have previously worked – apply the Symbolic Frame to the
organization, analyzing the ways in which two or three symbolic characteristics you have identified provide meaning for your organization’s members.
Keys to the Assignment
The key aspects of this assignment that should be covered in your paper include the following:
Briefly describe your organization – name, what it does, size (number of employees, annual revenue, relative market share, etc.);
Choose 2 or 3 examples of the Symbolic Frame (value, beliefs, rituals, stories, heroes, etc.), and assess how they create meaning for the organization’s members.
Which of the examples you have provided do you believe has the greatest influence on the organization-at-large? Why?