- Subject index
Work in the 21st century requires new understanding in organizational behaviour; how individuals interact together to get work done. This volume brings together research on essential topics such as motivation, job satisfaction, leadership, compensation, organizational justice, communication, intra- and inter-team functioning, judgement and decision-making, organizational development and change. Psychological insights are offered on management interventions, organizational theory, organizational productivity, organizational culture and climate, strategic management, stress, and job loss and unemployment.
Chapter 21: Organizational Culture and Climate
Organizational Culture and Climate
Based largely on the recently published Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate, we address the topic of this chapter in five sections: (1) An overview of the different paradigms and constructs in the field; (2) discussion of measures of culture and climate, including their relationship with performance; (3) a treatise on the dynamic nature of culture and climate; (4) discussion of HRM aspects of culture and climate; and (5) perspectives on international dimensions of culture and climate. We conclude that research into organizational culture and climate continues to be robust and dynamic, with new horizons opening up at every turn. The chapter takes an essentially psychological approach, with a positivist epistemology, and an ontological perspective rooted in scientific ...