1. Give an example of a founder who has had a major impact on the culture of the organization that he or she founded. This example may be the founder of your current or past organization, or it may be a famous individual who founded an organization.
a) Discuss the values and behaviors of the founder. How have those values and behaviors become embedded within the organization culture?
b) Is the founder currently involved with the organization, or when was the founder last involved? Who was the founder's successor for leading the organization, and why do you think that individual was selected? If the founder is still involved with the organization, discuss whom you think might be a possible successor and why that individual may be considered. (125 Words)
2. Company executives, along with HR managers/compensation committees, must decide if their organization will be a pay leader or follower. Strategically, companies should be certain they are able to operate and still make a profit.
Think of a company that follows a lag policy and a company that follows a lead policy. Why do they believe it pays to pay differently? Can you think of any companies that follow performance driven and/or work/life balance policies? Explain your choices. (125 Words)