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1The Concept of Organizational Culture
The meaning(s) of culture
Cognitive interests
Objectives of this book
The metaphor concept
Metaphors in social science – nuisance or breakthroughs?
Metaphors – some problems
Culture as critical variable versus culture as root metaphor
Metaphors for culture
3Organizational Culture and Performance
The dominance of instrumental values
Approaches to the culture–performance relationship
The culture–performance relationship
The ambiguity of performance: blame time and milking
4Organizational Culture and Business Administration
Organizational culture and the business concept
Corporate strategy
Organizational culture and marketing
5Leadership and Organizational Culture
What is leadership?
Varieties of leadership
Leadership in the context of organizational culture
A case of initiator-leadership and follower-leadership
Summary and conclusions
6Culture as Constraint: An Emancipatory Approach
Culture as a counterforce to variation and autonomy
Culture and power
Culture as a source of taken-for-granted assumptions
Gender and organizational culture3
Ethical closure in organizations5
Corporate culture and closure at Pepsi Cola
Conclusion: Methodology for critical inquiry
7Multiple-level Shaping and Ambiguity of Culture
Taking work and social interaction into account
Conceptualizations of culture in terms of social level
8Cultural Change and Conclusions
Reminder of the ambitions of this book
Managing culture
Working with change
Multiple cultural configurations and cultural traffic
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