Measuring organizational cultures: A qualitative and quantitative study across twenty cases.

@article{Hofstede1990MeasuringOC,
  title={Measuring organizational cultures: A qualitative and quantitative study across twenty cases.},
  author={Geert Hofstede and Bram Neuijen and Denise Daval Ohayv and Geert Sanders},
  journal={Administrative Science Quarterly},
  year={1990},
  volume={35},
  pages={286-316}
}
Geert Hofstede University of Limburg Bram Neuijen University of Groningen Denise Davat Ohayv Institute for Research on intercultural Cooperation Geert Sanders University of Groningen This paper presents the results of a study on organizational cultures in twenty units from ten different organizations in Denmark and the Netherlands. Data came from in-depth interviews of selected informants and a questionnaire survey of a stratified random sample of organizational members. Data on task, structure… Expand

Figures and Tables from this paper

Individual Perceptions of Organizational Cultures: A Methodological Treatise on Levels of Analysis
Data from a survey study of organizational cultures in 20 organizational units in Denmark and the Netherlands were re-analyzed at the individual level, after elimination of between-unit variance. AExpand
Organizational Culture: The Focus Questionnaire
This article describes two studies. The first study concerns the development of an internationally useful questionnaire for measuring organizational culture on the basis of Quinn's (l988) competingExpand
Attitudes, Values and Organizational Culture: Disentangling the Concepts
Sentiments collected through paper-and-pencil surveys are often arbitrarily classified according to categories imposed by the researcher, such as attitudes, values, and manifestations ofExpand
From spring to winter : a pathology of culture management
The concept of organizational culture has been an enduring managerial fad, with more recent studies highlighting the benefits of fun workplace cultures. This thesis presents the findings from aExpand
Organizational culture, subcultures, and organizational commitment
The purpose of this study was to examine whether three custodial groups in the same organization differ in their behavioral norms and shared values, and, if so, to what extent do these differencesExpand
Rethinking Organizational Culture: The Role of Generational Subcultures
The construct of culture is receiving growing attention in the field of organizational studies due to its influence on many facets of the organizational life and several changes that are affectingExpand
The Measurement of Organizational Culture: Cross-country Perspective. Organisatsioonikultuuri mõõtmine: kultuuriülene perspektiiv.
This paper contributes to the research on organizational culture (OC) from a crosscountry perspective. From the economic point of view we see that society today has led us to increasing internationalExpand
Individualization versus Polarization: Organizational Cultures and Subcultures in Brazilian and North American Hospitals
The present study seeks to generate systematic, comparable knowledge about the content and dynamics, of organizational cultures and subcultures of hospitals operating in the USA and Brazil. As aExpand
Using a competing values framework to examine university culture
The presented dissertation reports the findings of an exploratory study that mapped the perceptions of stakeholders on the changing nature of the organisational culture, in terms of theExpand
Validation of the Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument
TLDR
Current organizational culture data demonstrated expected reciprocally-opposed relationships between three of the four OCAI factors and the outcome variable of job satisfaction but ideal culture data did not, thus indicating possible weak criterion validity when the OCAi is used to assess ideal culture. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 52 REFERENCES
Organizational culture and counterculture: An uneasy symbiosis.
Joanne Martin Caren Siehl cA? our sentences capture the essence of much of the recent organizational culture research. First, cultures offer an interpretation of an institution’s history that membersExpand
The measurement of the etic aspects of individualism and collectivism across cultures
The dimension of individualism-collectivism, as identified by Hofstede (1980), was studied using items developed both theoretically and emically in nine diverse cultures. The dimension was found toExpand
Efficient Cultures: Exploring the Relationship between Culture and Organizational Performance.
We gratefully acknowledge the helpful comments of our colleagues, Kerry Patterson and Keith Warner, as well as the thoughtful comments of the editors of this special issue. This research wasExpand
On Studying Organizational Cultures
The article presents an overview of the longitudinal-processual theory of organizational formation. The ideological underpinnings of the method are described, highlighting its central focus on theExpand
On the Empirical Identification of Dimensions for Cross-Cultural Comparisons
In cross-cultural psychology a major goal is to identify dimensions of culture. For this purpose, the cross-cultural analysis (referred to as ecological analysis by Hofstede, 1980) is often used. TwoExpand
ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AS RELATED TO INDUSTRY, POSITION AND PERFORMANCE: A PRELIMINARY REPORT[1]
Reliable procedures for the measurement of organizational culture are necessary if the ideas developed in popular and scholarly literature are to be tested. A review of recent writings was the basisExpand
The management of innovation
Examines how organizations identify and respond to conditions of stability and change and classifies responses as appropriate or dysfunctional. Using case study and historical survey approaches, theExpand
Bringing corporate culture to the bottom line.
  • D. Denison
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Organizational dynamics
  • 1984
TLDR
Comparing survey and performance data from 34 large corporations to show that those that have participative cultures experience better performance than those that do not, and this difference in performance appears to have widened over the five years that these firms were studied. Expand
Technoeconomic and Structural Correlates of Organizational Culture: An Integrative Framework
An analytic framework which relates cultural variables to structural and technoecono mic factors, both inside and outside the organization, is derived from the methods employed by culturalExpand
Patterns of Job Attitudes in Two Assembly Technologies
In this report the job attitudes of workers in two assembly plants were examined by applying a factor analysis to data obtained from a content analysis of interviews. For both plants the attitudeExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...