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Corporate Culture and Organization

What is the role of corporate culture in organizations?

Interview Themes: corporate culture and organizations; globalization and corporate culture; subcultures and organizations; occupation subcultures; cultural islands; exploring common ground in culture; alignment of cultures; business problems and organizational culture.


Interview: Senior Professor Ed Schein from MIT discusses organizational culture and his idea of cultural islands. Professor Schein explores the idea of alignment of cultures and the idea of professional subcultures within the backdrop of globalization.


Wyld, David C. and Maurin, Robert. (2009) Keys to Innovation: The Right Measures and the Right Culture? Academy of Management Perspectives, May2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2

Nicholson, Nigel. (2008) Evolutionary Psychology, Organizational Culture, and the Family Firm. Academy of Management Perspectives, May2008, Vol. 22 Issue 2

Zhu, Yunxia. (2007) Do Cultural Values Shape Employee Receptivity to Leadership Styles? Academy of Management Perspectives, Aug2007, Vol. 21 Issue 3

Kerr, Jeffrey and Slocum Jr., John W. (2005) Managing corporate culture through reward systems.Academy of Management Perspectives, Nov2005, Vol. 19 Issue 4

Kling, Katarina and Goteman, Ingela. (2003) IKEA CEO Anders Dahlvig on international growth and IKEA's unique corporate culture and brand identity. Academy of Management Perspectives, Feb2003, Vol. 17 Issue 1

Jassawalla, Avan R. and Sashittal, Hemant C. (2002) Cultures that support product-innovation processes. Academy of Management Perspectives, Aug2002, Vol. 16 Issue 3

Spector, Bert A. (2000) The Corporate Culture Survival Guide: Sense and Nonsense About Culture Change. Academy of Management Perspectives, Feb2000, Vol. 14 Issue 1

Mainiero, Lisa A. (1993) Is your corporate culture costing you? Academy of Management Executive, Nov1993, Vol. 7 Issue 4

Wilhelm, Warren. (1992) Changing corporate culture-or corporate behavior? How to change your company? Academy of Management Perspectives, Nov1992, Vol. 6 Issue 4

Kerr, Jeffrey and Slocum Jr., John W. (1987) Managing Corporate Culture Through Reward Systems. Academy of Management Perspectives, May87, Vol. 1 Issue 2

Other AMP journal articles by Professor Ed Schein:
Schein, Edgar. (2000) Response to Manfred Kets de Vries's Commentary. Academy of Management Perspectives, Feb2000, Vol. 14 Issue 1

Schein, Edgar H. (1996) Career anchors revisited: Implications for career development in the 21st century. Academy of Management Perspectives, Nov96, Vol. 10 Issue 4

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