Organizational Culture and Leadership / Edition 4

Organizational Culture and Leadership / Edition 4

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by Edgar H. Schein
     
 

Aimed at business professionals and students, this volume defines the concept of organizational culture and shows its relationship to leadership. Schein (management, MIT) describes various typologies of corporate character and culture and evaluates some tools for deciphering cultural assumptions. He then considers the issues leaders face at different stages of… See more details below

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Aimed at business professionals and students, this volume defines the concept of organizational culture and shows its relationship to leadership. Schein (management, MIT) describes various typologies of corporate character and culture and evaluates some tools for deciphering cultural assumptions. He then considers the issues leaders face at different stages of organizational growth and addresses the complex question of how an existing culture can be changed. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470185865
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/16/2010
Series:
Jossey-Bass Business & Management Series, #2
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
562,966
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Organizational culture and leadership defined1
1The concept of organizational culture : why bother?3
2The levels of culture25
3Cultures in organizations : two case examples39
4How culture emerges in new groups63
Pt. 2The dimensions of culture85
5Assumptions about external adaptation issues87
6Assumptions about managing internal integration111
7Deeper cultural assumptions about reality and truth137
8Assumptions about the nature of time and space151
9Assumptions about human nature, activity, and relationships171
10Cultural typologies189
11Deciphering culture203
Pt. 3The leadership role in culture building, embedding, and evolving223
12How leaders begin culture creation225
13How leaders embed and transmit culture245
14The changing role of leadership in organizational "midlife"273
15What leaders need to know about how culture changes291
16A conceptual model for managed culture change319
17Assessing cultural dimensions : a ten-step intervention337
18A case of organizational (cultural?) change365
19The learning culture and the learning leader393

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