Reframing Organizational Culture / Edition 1

Reframing Organizational Culture / Edition 1

by Peter J. Frost
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803936516

ISBN-13: 9780803936515

Pub. Date: 08/07/1991

Publisher: SAGE Publications

With this follow-up to Organizational Culture (Sage 1985), the editors continue their study of the interaction between investigation and the subject of inquiry. The editors have included a variety of frames as tools that allow readers to examine any empirical piece on organizational culture on its own merits - as good research - while at the same time, permit

Overview

With this follow-up to Organizational Culture (Sage 1985), the editors continue their study of the interaction between investigation and the subject of inquiry. The editors have included a variety of frames as tools that allow readers to examine any empirical piece on organizational culture on its own merits - as good research - while at the same time, permit viewing it from other perspectives as well. Combined with a unique emphasis on process, this volume also includes reflections from the editors, pointing out their values, biases, beliefs, perceptions and experiences in research, and lending a human dimension to the research process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803936515
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/07/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THINKING ABOUT ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE
The Integration Perspective
The Role of the Founder in the Creation of Organizational Culture - Edgar H Schein
The Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee - Peggy Mc Donald
Developing Organizational Culture in the Short Run
Semiotics and the Study of Occupational and Organizational Culture - Stephen R Barley
The Differentiation Perspective
The Smile Factory - John Van Maanen
Work at Disneyland
Breakfast at Spiro's - Michael Rosen
Dramaturgy and Dominance
On the Naming of the Rose - Ed Young
Interests and Multiple Meanings as Elements of Organizational Culture
Multiple Constituencies and the Quality of Working Life - Jean M Bartunek and Michael K Moch
Intervention at Food Com
The Fragmentation Perspective
The Vulnerable System - Karl E Weick
An Analysis of the Tenerife Air Disaster
'Normal' Ambiguity? A Glimpse of an Occupational Culture - Debra E Meyerson
The Meanings of Ambiguity - Martha S Feldman
Learning from Stories and Metaphors
Conclusion
Taking a Three-Perspective Approach
PART TWO: RESEARCHING ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE
Exploring an Exemplar of Organizational Culture Research
Street Corner Society - William Foote Whyte
Excerpts from the Appendix to the 1955 Edition
On Fieldwork, Symbols, and Folklore in the Writings of William Foote Whyte - Michael Owen Jones
Street Corner Society as a Model for Research into Organizational Culture - Alan Bryman
Cornerville as Narration - Patricia Riley
Critical Epistemology and the Study of Organizational Culture - John M Jermier
Reflections on
Street Corner Society
Comments for the SCS Critics - William Foote Whyte
Current Inquiries About Organizational Culture
What Is Culture? - Edgar H Schein
On Acknowledging and Uncovering Ambiguities in Cultures - Debra E Meyerson
Scholars, Travelers and Thieves - Michael Rosen
On Concept, Method and Cunning in Organizational Ethnography
Culture Is the Medium of Life - Barbara Czarniawska-Joerges
Comments and Discussion - Harrison M Trice
Framebreaking
Masquerade - Anonymous Authors
Organizational Culture as Metafiction
Context and Choices in Organizational Research
PART THREE: AN EPILOGUE AND A CLOSING
Looking Back
Looking Inward
Mirror Talk - Peter J Frost
Self-Framing Experiences Along the Culture Trail
From Integration to Differentiation to Fragmentation to Feminism - Joanne Martin
Musings on Self, Culture, and Inquiry - Craig C Lundberg
Reflections on an Interpretive Way of Life - Meryl Reis Louis
Inside Aunt Virginia's Kitchen - Larry F Moore
Looking Beyond

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