On Studying Organizational Cultures

@article{Pettigrew1979OnSO,
  title={On Studying Organizational Cultures},
  author={Andrew M. Pettigrew},
  journal={Administrative Science Quarterly},
  year={1979},
  volume={24},
  pages={570}
}
  • A. Pettigrew
  • Published 1979
  • Sociology
  • Administrative Science Quarterly
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 the factors and elements of an organization's creation and formation rather than its existent structures or practices. Speculative discussion is given regarding the processes involved in organizational culture, based off of an empirical school administration case study. Additional topics discussed include… Expand
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