Organizational Culture and Leadership
Regarded as one of the most influential management books of all time, this fourth and completely updated edition of Edgar Schein's Organizational Culture and Leadership focuses on today's complex business realities and draws on a wide range of contemporary research to demonstrate the crucial role of leaders in applying the principles of culture to achieve their organizational goals.
Edgar Schein explores how leadership and culture are fundamentally intertwined, and reveals key findings about leadership and culture including:
If elements of the culture become dysfunctional, it is the leader's responsibility to do something to speed up culture change.
In addition, the book contains new information that reflects culture at different levels of analysis from national and ethnic macroculture to team-based microculture.
Praise for Prior Editions of Organizational Culture and Leadership
"Worth reading again and again and again."
"An organizational development pioneer uses an anthropological approach to address a leader's role in shaping group and organizational dynamics."
"[Schein] is, to use an overworked word, a guru, the recognized expert in the field."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Christina_E_Mitchell - LibraryThing
This book was read for a graduate course and I will have to turn in a review. I shall post my high-brow, elitist review (complete with big, complicated words and theory) for Goodreads once it is completed. Read full review
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