Toward a theory of organizational culture and effectiveness.

@article{Denison1995TowardAT,
  title={Toward a theory of organizational culture and effectiveness.},
  author={D. Denison and Aneil K. Mishra},
  journal={Organization Science},
  year={1995},
  volume={6},
  pages={204-223}
}
This paper develops a model of organizational culture and effectiveness based on four traits of organizational cultures; involvement, consistency, adaptability, and mission. These traits are examined through two linked studies: In the first, qualitative case studies of five firms are used to identify the traits and the nature of their linkage to effectiveness; In the second, a quantitative study provides an exploratory analysis of CEO perceptions of these four traits and their relation to… Expand
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