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Organizational Culture

Organizational culture can be defined as all the values and characteristics (language, religion, social situation, etc.) shared by members of an organization. The organization’s values are aligned to the

shared by the staff members, and determine the way in which the organization operates.

Sources: S. Ronen, et O. Shenkar, «Clustering Countries on Attitudinal Dimensions : A Review and Synthesis», Academy of Management Review, 1985, no 10, p. 435-454

James M. Kouzes, et Barry Z. Posner, The Leadership Challenge, San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, 1995, p. 191, 245