Gaining Control of the Corporate Culture / Edition 1

Gaining Control of the Corporate Culture / Edition 1

by Ralph H. Kilmann, Mary J. Saxton, Roy Serpa
     
 

ISBN-10: 0875896669

ISBN-13: 9780875896663

Pub. Date: 10/15/1985

Publisher: Wiley

Leading authorities share their approaches to understanding, managing and changing organizational cultures. Includes methods for identifying cultural norms, reinforcing the positive aspects of existing culture, and building new cultures that support organizational goals and strategies.

Overview

Leading authorities share their approaches to understanding, managing and changing organizational cultures. Includes methods for identifying cultural norms, reinforcing the positive aspects of existing culture, and building new cultures that support organizational goals and strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780875896663
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/15/1985
Series:
Jossey-Bass Management Series and the Jossey-Bass Social and Behavioral Science Series
Edition description:
1st
Pages:
451
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.65(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Five Key Issues in Understanding and Changing Culture (Ralph H. Kilmann, Mary J. Saxton, Roy Serpa)

Part One: What Is Culture: Its Function and Impact

2. How Culture Forms, Develops, and Changes (Edgar H. Schein)

3. Breakup of the Bell System: A Case Study in Cultural Transformation (W. Brooke Tunstall)

4. Believing Is Seeing: How Culture Influences the Decisions Top Managers Make (Alice M. Sapienza)

5. Strategic Myopia: Culture as an Invisible Barrier to Change (Jay W. Lorsch)

6. The Relationship of Corporate Culture to Industry Sector and Corporate Performance (George G. Gordon)

Part Two: General Approaches to Understanding and Managing Culture

7. Sourcing Workplace Cultures: Why, When, and How (Meryl Reis Louis)

8. Culture Is Not Just an Internal Affair (Stanley M. Davis)

9. Managing Specialized Corporate Cultures (Harry J. Martin)

10. Managing Culture at the Bottom (Tim R. V. Davis)

11. Corporate Taboos as the Key to Unlocking Culture (Ian I. Mitroff, Ralph H. Kilmann)

Part Three: The Dynamics of Cultural Change

12. The Cycle of Cultural Evolution in Organizations (W. Gibb Dyer, Jr.)

13. How to Decipher and Change Corporate Culture (Vijay Sathe)

14. You Can't Get There From Here: What Will Make Culture-Change Projects Fail? (Alan L. Wilkins, Kerry J. Patterson)

15. Cultural Change: Opportunity, Silent Killer, or Metamorphosis? (Terrence E. Deal)

Part Four: Specific Methods for Changing Culture

16. Four Phases for Bringing About Cultural Change (Robert F. Allen)

17. Five Steps for Closing Culture-Gaps (Ralph H. Kilmann)

18. Using Six Organizational Rites to Change Culture (Harrison M. Trice, Janice M. Beyer)

19. Arriving at Four Cultures by Managing the Reward System (Nirmal K. Sethia, Mary Ann Von Glinow)

20. Conclusion: Why Culture Is Not Just a Fad (Ralph H. Kilmann, Mary J. Saxton, Roy Serpa)

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