The SAGE Handbook of Process Organization Studies provides a comprehensive and timely overview of the field. This volume offers a compendium of perspectives on process thinking, process organizational theory, process research methodology and empirical applications. The emphasis is on a combination of pedagogical contributions and in-depth reviews of current thinking and research in each of the selected areas, combined with the development of agendas for future research. The Handbook is divided into five sections: Part One: Process Philosophy Part Two: Process Theory Part Three: Process Methodology Part Four: Process Applications Part Five: Process Perspectives

A Temporal Understanding of the Connections between Organizational Culture and Identity

A Temporal Understanding of the Connections between Organizational Culture and Identity
Tor HernesMajken Schultz

Introduction

Organizational culture and organizational identity are both central to the study of organizations and bring a rich conceptual history to the field, drawing on ideas from, among others, anthropology, ethnography, social psychology, and philosophy. Although the two concepts both address questions of the importance and construction of collective meanings in organizations and often are intertwined in the world of practice (as shown by, for example, Ravasi and Schultz, 2006: Rindova, Dalpiaz, and Ravasi, 2011; Hatch, Schultz, and Skov, 2015), they have, with a few exceptions, been treated separately in the existing literature, reflecting their different origin in anthropology and ethnography (culture) ...

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