ERIC Number: EJ527564
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Culture: The Missing Concept in Organization Studies.
Schein, Edgar H.
Administrative Science Quarterly, v41 n2 p229-40 Jun 1996
Inattention to social systems in organizations has led researchers to underestimate the importance of culture--shared norms, values, and assumptions--in how organizations function. The failure of organizational learning can be understood by examining typical responses to change by members of several broad occupational cultures (operators, engineers, and executives) in an organization. (33 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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