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The flow of organizational culture : new thinking and theory for better understanding and process

Author: Jim MacQueen
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2020]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents a new approach to organizational culture based in the ontologies of process metaphysics, complexity theory, and social constructionism. The author shows that most existing definitions of organizational culture are inadequate and argues that organizational culture is socially constructed, building on Schein's idea that culture emerges as a dynamic response to problem solving by the organization's  Read more...
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MacQueen, Jim
The Flow of Organizational Culture : New Thinking and Theory for Better Understanding and Process
Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US,c2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim MacQueen
ISBN: 9783030256852 3030256855
OCLC Number: 1112421793
Notes: Includes section calling itself "index" in back matter.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. A culture perspective: growing culture in a community garden --
3. A mental model of organizational culture --
4. Sense and Meaning --
5. Ontologies of organizational culture --
6. Culture and Organizational Change --
7. Creating Context: the role of sensemaking in producing culture --
8. Metaphors: a critical culture tool --
9. Using the ideas and approaches: A case study --
10. Working with Organizational Culture: Ideas about Consulting.
Responsibility: Jim MacQueen.

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