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Organizational culture and leadership

Author: Edgard H Schein
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, cop. 2004.
Series: Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed

Transforms the abstract concept of culture into a tool that managers and students can continually use to better shape the dynamics of organization and change.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edgard H Schein
ISBN: 0787968455 9780787968458
OCLC Number: 758105665
Notes: Indices.
Description: XVI, 437 p.
Contents: Preface.The Author.Part One: Organizational Culture and Leadership Defined.1. The Concept of Organizational Culture: Why Bother?2. The Levels of Culture.3. Cultures in Organizations: Two Case Examples.4. How Culture Emerges in New Groups.Part Two: The Dimensions of Culture.5. Assumptions About External Adaptation Issues.6. Assumptions About Managing Internal Integration.7. Deeper Cultural Assumptions About Reality and Truth.8. Assumptions About the Nature of Time and Space.9. Assumptions About Human Nature, Activity, and Relationships.10. Cultural Typologies.11. Deciphering Culture.Part Three: The Leadership Role in Culture Building, Embedding, and Evolving.12. How Leaders Begin Culture Creation.13. How Leaders Embed and Transmit Culture.14. The Changing Role of Leadership in Organizational "Midlife".15. What Leaders Need to Know About How Culture Changes.16. A Conceptual Model for Managed Culture Change.17. Assessing Cultural Dimensions: A Ten-Step Intervention.18. A Case of Organizational (Cultural?) Change.19. The Learning Culture and the Learning Leader.References.Index.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Responsibility: Edgar H. Schein.
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