Which one of the following is the first stage of the evolution of an institution?

 

Question:  Which one of the following is the first stage of the evolution of an institution?

A   Tradition

B    Collective Experience

C    Ideology

D    Mores

Answer:  Ideology

 

Stages  of the evolution of an institution          Description
Ideology ·        An ideology is a collection of beliefs and values that an individual or group holds for other than purely epistemic reasons.

·        It is the first stage involves the development of a set of normative beliefs and values that form the foundation of the institution’s identity and purpose.

·        These beliefs and values often guide the institution’s mission and principles.

Tradition ·        Once the ideology is established, traditions emerge as customary practices and rituals that reflect and uphold the institution’s core beliefs.

·        Traditions help create a sense of continuity and identity within the institution.

Collective Experience ·        Collective experiences are shaped by the shared activities, events and interactions of the institution’s members.

·        These experiences further solidify the institution’s culture and may lead to the formation of common narratives and memories.

 Mores ·        Mores refer to the established customs and norms within the institution.