The Corporate Culture Survival Guide : Sense and Nonsense About Culture Change

by Edgar H. Schein

Other authorsWarren Bennis (Foreword)
Paper Book, 1999



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IBMC Library - HD 58.7 S3217 1999


San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass




The father of the corporate culture field and pioneer in organizational psychology on today's changing corporate culture This is the definitive guide to corporate culture for practitioners. Recognized expert Edgar H. Schein explains what culture is and why it's important, how to evaluate your organization's culture, and how to improve it, using straightforward, practical tools based on decades of research and real-world case studies. This new edition reflects the massive changes in the business world over the past ten years, exploring the influence of globalization, new technology, an

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Part One: Corporate Culture Basics
1. Why Does Corporate Culture Matter?
2. What is Corporate Culture Anyway?
3. What is Corporate Culture Built On?
4. So How Can You Assess Your Corporate Culture?
Part Two: Corporate Culture In Action
5. Culture Creation, Evolution, and Change in Start-Up Companies
6. Transformative Change: Unlearning and Relearning Culture
7. Corporate Culture Dynamics in the Mature Company
8. When Cultures Meets: Acquisitions, Mergers, Joint Ventures, and Other BlAnded Organizations
9. Cultural Realities for the Serious Culture Leader
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