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ERIC Number: ED501616
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 42
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
An Examination of the Dynamics of Organizational Culture and Values-Based Leader Identities and Behaviors: One Company's Experience
MacTavish, Murray D.; Kolb, Judith A.
Online Submission, Paper presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas (Panama City, FL, Feb 20-24, 2008)
This in-depth case study utilized grounded theory methodology to discover how a large privately-owned manufacturing firm in Northeastern USA develops values-based leaders, particularly from minority populations. Over 18 months, interviews with 35 leaders from five levels explored the perceived influence of the environment on leaders' behaviors and identities. Findings suggest organizational culture and leaders can influence leaders' behaviors and values-based leader identities. Recommendations for research and practice are offered. Contains 1 table and 1 figure.)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A