The salience of 'culture's consequences' : The effects of cultural values on top executive commitment to the status quo

  title={The salience of 'culture's consequences' : The effects of cultural values on top executive commitment to the status quo},
  author={Marta A. Geletkanycz},
  journal={Strategic Management Journal},
While top executives are argued to play a central role in strategic adaptation, evidence suggests that they are not equally open to organizational change. This study extends earlier investigation of the determinants of top executive commitment to the status quo (CSQ) to the international arena, examining the influence of cultural values on executive open-mindedness toward change. Using data from a survey of top managers in 20 countries, analyses reveal that values of individualism, uncertainty… 
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