Organizational Character: On the Regeneration of Camp Poplar Grove

  title={Organizational Character: On the Regeneration of Camp Poplar Grove},
  author={Jeremy P. Birnholtz and Michael D. Cohen and Susannah V. Hoch},
  journal={Organ. Sci.},
We analyze organizational regeneration using case materials from a study of a children's summer camp. Each year members of various types of seasonal organizations, such as summer camps and ski areas, come together to bring these organizations “back to life” after many months of dormancy. Because many staff members are new and other conditions vary, the result of this regeneration process is necessarily different from the previous year's organization, but it is nonetheless recognizable to repeat… 

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