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Organizational Culture and Leadership : A Dynamic View,9780787903626

Organizational Culture and Leadership : A Dynamic View

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2nd
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9780787903626

ISBN10:
0787903620
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/1997
Publisher(s):
Jossey-Bass
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Summary

Genuinely useful to those interested in effectiveness, leadership, and culture. -- Joan V. Gallos, instructor in management, Radcliffe Seminars, Harvard University Readers will: Understand team and organization dynamics See how new technologies influence organizations Learn about managing across cultural boundaries Gain insight into overcoming cultural resistance to change...and much more! Focusing on the complex business realities of the 290s, organizational development pioneer Edgar H. Schein updates his influential understanding of culture, and lucidly demonstrates the crucial role leaders play in successfully applying the principles of culture to achieve their organizations2 goals. Schein shows how to identify, nurture, and shape the cultures of organizations in any stage of development, and presents critical new learnings and practices in the field, including additional work on subcultures. The result is a vital aid to understanding and practicing organizational effectiveness.

Table of Contents

Preface xi(8)
The Author xix
Part One: What Culture Is and Does 1(48)
1. Defining Organizational Culture
3(13)
2. Uncovering the Levels of Culture
16(12)
3. Analyzing the Cultures of Two Organizations
28(21)
Part Two: The Dimensions of Culture 49(96)
4. Surviving in and Adapting to External Environments
51(19)
5. Managing Internal Integration
70(24)
6. Assumptions About Reality, Truth, Time, and Space
94(29)
7. Assumptions About Human Nature, Activity, and Relationships
123(22)
Part Three: How to Study and Interpret Culture 145(64)
8. Deciphering Culture for Insiders
147(22)
9. Reporting About Culture to Outsiders
169(26)
10. Ethical Problems in Studying Organizational Cultures
195(14)
Part Four: The Role of Leadership in Building Culture 209(86)
11. How Leaders Create Organizational Cultures
211(17)
12. How Founders and Leaders Embed and Transmit Culture: Socialization from a Leadership Perspective
228(26)
13. Organizational Midlife: Differentiation and the Growth of Subcultures
254(22)
14. Management and Information Technology: Two Subcultures in Collision?
276(19)
Part Five: The Evolution of Culture and Leadership 295(66)
15. The Dynamics of Culture Change and Leadership in Young Organizations
297(16)
16. The Leader's Role in Midlife, Mature, and Declining Organizations
313(21)
17. Facing the Complexities of Culture Change: A Case Study
334(27)
Part Six: Learning Cultures and Learning Leaders 361(32)
18. The Learning Culture: Managing the Contradictions of Stability, Learning, and Change
363(11)
19. The Learning Leader as Culture Manager
374(19)
References 393(14)
Index 407


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