Organizational culture and leadership

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Jossey-Bass, 1992 - Business & Economics - 418 pages
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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.

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Review: Organizational Culture and Leadership (The Jossey-Bass Business & Management Series)

User Review  - Roger Miller - Goodreads

A tough, technical read. But great insights into what makes up a culture. Last three chapters best in whole book. A point he makes is that to be a leaders who changes the culture: Successful ... Read full review

Review: Organizational Culture and Leadership (The Jossey-Bass Business & Management Series)

User Review  - Jack Vinson - Goodreads

Classic of organizational behavior. Important book in the MS-LOC program. Should read. Read full review

Contents

Defining Organizational Culture
3
Uncovering the Levels of Culture
16
Analyzing the Cultures of Two Organizations
28
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About the author (1992)

EDGAR H. SCHEIN is professor of management at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. One of the founders of the field of organizational development, Schein has authored numerous books and consults with organizations worldwide. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.