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Organizational Culture and Identity discusses the literature concerned with culture in organizations and explains why the term has been invoked with such enthusiasm. Martin Parker presents further ways of thinking about organizations and culture which suggest that organizational cultures should be seen as `fragmented unities' in which members identify themselves as collective at some times and divided at others.

A Forgotten History of ‘Culture’
A forgotten history of ‘culture’

This chapter will develop my argument that a concern with culture in organizations is not a radically new development but is instead a synthesis of many central concerns in writing on organizations throughout the twentieth century. In general I want to argue that an understanding of the precursors of ...

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