Organizational Culture and Organizational Effectiveness: A Theory and Some Preliminary Empirical Evidence.

  title={Organizational Culture and Organizational Effectiveness: A Theory and Some Preliminary Empirical Evidence.},
  author={Daniel R. Denison and Aniel K. Mishra},
Despite the frequently held assumption that organizational culture has an impact on organizational functioning, few authors have explicitly discussed the topic of organizational culture and organizational effectiveness. This paper presents a model of culture and effectiveness derived from the literature and provides preliminary empirical support from a sample of 969 organizations. 
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