The Corporate Culture Survival Guide [NOOK Book]

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The Corporate Culture Survival Guide

Edgar H. Schein

New and Revised Edition

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The Corporate Culture Survival Guide

"Why [read this] now? It should come as no surprise that [culture] is a major underlying cause for the success or failure of many corporate mergers and acquisitions. What Schein says ...

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Overview

The Corporate Culture Survival Guide

Edgar H. Schein

New and Revised Edition

Praise for

The Corporate Culture Survival Guide

"Why [read this] now? It should come as no surprise that [culture] is a major underlying cause for the success or failure of many corporate mergers and acquisitions. What Schein says will no doubt keep heads nodding throughout his text."
—Booklist

"Schein's methodologies and models should be welcome tools in helping companies reevaluate and reform their identities."
—Library Journal

"Schein makes the process of assessing and managing organizational culture more accessible to leaders and managers."
—Personnel Psychology

"The Corporate Culture Survival Guide is well worth reading over and over until you have it memorized."
—Knowledge Management

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470494837
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/13/2009
  • Series: J-B Warren Bennis Series , #158
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: New and Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 599,558
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Edgar H. Schein, a world-renowned expert on organizational culture, is the Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is the author of numerous books including Organizational Culture and Leadership and Career Anchors Facilitator's Guide Package, both in their third editions.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

The Author.

PART ONE: THE STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF CULTURE.

Chapter One: Why Bother?

Chapter Two: What Is Culture Anyway?

Chapter Three: What Are the Elements and Dimensions of Organizational Culture?

Chapter Four: Deeper Assumptions.

Chapter Five: When and How to Assess Your Culture.

PART TWO: THE DYNAMICS OF CULTURE FORMATION, EVOLUTION, AND CHANGE.

Chapter Six: Cultural Learning, Unlearning, and Transformative Change.

Chapter Seven: Culture Creation, Evolution, and Change in Start-Up Companies.

Chapter Eight: Culture Dynamics in the Mature Company.

Chapter Nine: Mid-Life Crisis and Potential Decline.

Chapter Ten: When Cultures Meet: Acquisitions, Mergers, Joint Ventures, and Other Multicultural Collaborations.

Chapter Eleven: Cultural Realities for the Serious Culture Leader

Space.

Notes.

References.

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