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Organizational Culture and Leadership

Edgar Schein
Organizational Culture and Leadership

Organizational Culture and Leadership

Edgar Schein

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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 '90s, 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 organizations' 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.

- Publisher An updated classic, now available in paperback: "Genuinely useful to those interested in effectiveness, leadership, and culture." - Joan V. Gallos, instructor in management, Radcliffe Seminars, Harvard University Focusing on the complex business realities of the 1990s, organizational development pioneer Edgar H. Schein transforms the abstract concept of culture into a practical tool that managers and students can use to understand the dynamics of organizations and change.

- Publisher This second edition updates Schein's influential understanding of culture - what it is, how it is created, how it evolves, and how it can be changed - and lucidly demonstrates the crucial role leaders play in successfully applying the principles of culture to achieve their organizations' goals and fulfill their missions. 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.

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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 '90s, 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 organizations' 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.
- Publisher

An updated classic, now available in paperback: "Genuinely useful to those interested in effectiveness, leadership, and culture." - Joan V. Gallos, instructor in management, Radcliffe Seminars, Harvard University Focusing on the complex business realities of the 1990s, organizational development pioneer Edgar H. Schein transforms the abstract concept of culture into a practical tool that managers and students can use to understand the dynamics of organizations and change.
- Publisher

This second edition updates Schein's influential understanding of culture - what it is, how it is created, how it evolves, and how it can be changed - and lucidly demonstrates the crucial role leaders play in successfully applying the principles of culture to achieve their organizations' goals and fulfill their missions. 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.
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Table Of Contents

  • What Culture Is And Does
  • 1. Defining Organizational Culture
  • 2. Why Culture Must Be Better Understood
  • 3. Functions Of Culture In Organizations
  • 4. Content And Levels Of Culture
  • 5. How To Uncover Cultural Assumptions In An Organization
  • 6. Ethical Problems In Culture Studies And Interventions
  • How Cultures Begin And Develop
  • 7. How Culture Forms: Theoretical Perspectives
  • 8. Observing Culture Emerge In Small Groups
  • 9. How Organization Founders Shape Culture
  • 10. How Leaders Embed And Transmit Culture
  • How Cultures Change
  • 11. Understanding Culture Change In The Context Of Organizational Change
  • 12. Organizational Growth Stages And Culture Change Mechanisms
  • 13. Analyzing The Change Process
  • 14. Leadership As Managed Culture Change
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  • Catalogue Code 165846
  • Product Code 0787903620
  • EAN 9780787903626
  • Pages 418
  • Department Academic
  • Category Leadership
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Jossey Bass
  • Publication Date Dec 1996
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 32 mm
  • Weight 0.595kg

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