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Date of Submission


Document Type

Campus Only Senior Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts



Reader 1

Ronald Riggio

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© 2016 Avantika Aggarwal


Company Culture can be defined as a set of values and beliefs that an organization imbibes in its practices and habits. Studies show that leaders have a strong influence on the company culture and that a strong company culture has a positive impact on employee satisfaction as well as on the company performance. While the Silicon Valley is known for its vibrant culture The Wall Street is known for its bad practices and toxic environment. This paper evaluates these two sectors on the basis of their company cultures and makes a recommendation on which sector is doing better and why

This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.