Organizational Culture And Organisational Culture

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Literature on organisation culture has been involved rapidly and dynamically despite the relatively new to the concept (Schein, 2004). A considerable number of culture changes and management models have been developed by different scholars. The idea of management culture were hardly believed by many scholars. There are competing perspectives on the nature of organisational culture (Martin, Frost, and O 'Neill, 2006). The research method of organisational culture is fragmented and lacks ownership, and fails to address the practical aspects of culture. The current body of literature is superficial, because it frames organisational culture as a systematic and neatly organized framework. Alvesson (2002) delves into the current literature or perspectives on organisational culture and upholds its inherent importance in management practice. In acknowledgement of the current confusing and competing interpretations of culture, Alvesson attempts to facilitate thinking in organisational culture by proposing a structured synthesis or cultural analysis of the different approaches in relation to the prevailing concepts, and provides insightful interpretations that are of more value to scholars and practitioners. Organisational culture is now one of the dominant concepts in management practice, organisational theory, and organisational leadership. The common understanding of organisational character is a set of values and behaviors that constitute the unique social and psychological
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