Theories of Organizational Culture

  title={Theories of Organizational Culture},
  author={Yvan Allaire and Mihaela E. Firsirotu},
  journal={Organization Studies},
  pages={193 - 226}
The notion that organizations may have specific cultures is found sprinkled in a vast array of publications on strategy and business policy, on organizational behaviour and theory. Although the absence of a solid theoretical grounding for the concept of organizational culture has been frequently lamented, little effort has been exerted to bring within the perimeter of the management and organizational field the relevant concepts found in cultural anthropology. The purpose of this paper is… 
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