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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.

Vulcan Industries
Vulcan industries

This chapter will explore the second of ‘my’ organizations. As with the previous one, it begins with a section on the history and context of the organization and then moves on to consider the ways in which managers referred to Vulcan as a ‘family’ with common language, traditions and a shared identity. The rest of the ...

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