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The International Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate

ISBN: 978-0-471-49126-2
640 pages
March 2001
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Organizational culture and climate continues to engage academic interest and debate. Culture has increasingly been linked to a diverse range of individuals and organizational behaviours. However, despite the international interest and importance of the concept, the dominant literature in this field has tended to reflect an Anglo-US model and perspective. There are no significant texts which have attempted to combine and integrate the more traditional with the more emergent perspective. This book will be the first volume to offer authoritative, critical and comprehensive discussion and information on the topic. It will review the current state of the art in terms of the theoretical and methodological issues and problems and it will consider future research directions.
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Table of Contents

About the Editors.
List of Contributors.
Introduction (C. Cooper, et al.).

CONCEPTUAL ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES (P. Earley).
Organizational Culture: A Sociological Perspective (R. Goffee & G. Jones).
Time Flies Like an Arrow: Tracing Antecedents and Consequences of Temporal Elements of Organizational Culture (M. Zellmer-Bruhn, et al.).

Multinational Groups and the Structuration of Organizational
Culture: a Sociological Perspective (C. Butler & P. Earley).
ASSESSMENT AND RESEARCH METHODS (P. Sparrow).
Developing Diagnostics for High Performance Organization Cultures (P. Sparrow).
A Three Dimensional Framework for Analyzing and Assessing Culture/Climate and its Relevance to Culturale Change (R. Payne).
Recent Approaches to the Qualitative Analysis of Organizational Culture (K. Davey & G. Symon).
Cultural Complexity in Organizations: The Value and Limitations of Qualitative Methodology and Approaches (S. Sackmann).
Assessment of Cultures: A Way to Problem Solving or a Way to Problematic Solutions? (I. Smit).
CULTURE AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS (J. Chatman).
Modeling Organizational Culture: Demography and Influence Networks (J. Harrison & G. Carroll).
Economics and Corporate Culture (B. Hermalin).
Strong Cultures and Innovation: Oxymoron or Opportunity? (F. Flynn & J. Chatman).
Does Culture Always Flow Downstream? Linking Group Consensus and Organizational Culture (E. Mannix, et al.).

CULTURE AND CHANGE (T. Cummings).
Culture Change in the Strategic Enterprise: Lessons from the Field (D. Nadler, et al.).

Working with Cultures: Social Rules Perspective (C. Lundberg).
Organizational Culture: Can it be a Key Lever for Driving Organizational Change? (D. Denison).
CULTURE: THE INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION (N. Holden).
The Modes of Social Relation in Japanese Management Practice (C. Tackney).
Stereotyping in International Business (A. Zarkada-Fraser).
Management Change in Central and Eastern Europe (K. Gilbert).

Managing Globalization: Constructivist Perspective (N. Holden & D. Salskov-Iversen).
Direct/Indirect and Formal/Informal Communication: A Re-assessment (M.-T. Claes).
Intercultural Issues in Management and Business: The Interdisciplinary Challenge (G. Fink & W. Mayrhofer).
Towards an Innovation Culture: What are its National, Corporate, Marketing and Engineering Aspects, Some Experimental Evidence (J. Ulijin & M. Weggeman).
THE FUTURE OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURES (W. Starbuck).
Where are Organizational Cultures Going? (P. Baumard & W. Starbuck).
Collaborative Insight or Privacy Invasion? Trust Climate as a Lens for Understanding Acceptance of Awareness Systems (D. McKnight & J. Webster).
In Diversity is There Strength? Ruminations on Changing Faces in Business (N. Pant & K. Singh).
Culture in-the-Making in Telework Settings (R. Dunbar & R. Garud).
Organizational Culture and Imaginary Organizations (B. Hedberg & C. Maravelias).
Author Index.
Subject Index.
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