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The Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate

The Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate

Second Edition
Edited by:
  • Neal M. Ashkanasy - University of Queensland, Australia (organizational behavior), University of Queensland, Australia, The University of Queensland, Australia (industrial/organizational psychology)
  • Celeste P M Wilderom - University of Twente, Netherlands
  • Mark F. Peterson - Maastricht University, Netherlands

December 2010 | 664 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

In The Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate: Second Edition, a team of leading international scholars presents the state-of-the-art in the field, ten years after the publication of the award-winning First Edition. Following the Preface by Edgar Schein, 33 entirely new chapters document the development and maturing of ideas canvassed in the First Edition, and also offer exciting new perspectives on organizational culture and climate.

This Handbook will be a must-have resource for researchers and students in management, human resource management, organizational behavior, industrial and organizational psychology, and social psychology.

Edgar H. Schein
PART I: Culture, Climate, and Multi-Level Analysis
Neal M. Ashkanasy, Celeste P. M. Wilderom, and Mark F. Peterson
Chapter 1: Introduction to The Handbook of Culture and Climate, Second Edition
Mats Alvesson
Chapter 2: Organizational Culture: Meaning, Discourse, and Identity
Benjamin Schneider, Mark G. Ehrhart, and William H. Macey
Chapter 3: Organizational Climate Research: Achievements and the Road Ahead
Francis J. Yammarino and Fred Dansereau
Chapter 4: Multilevel Issues in Organizational Culture and Climate Research
PART II: Toward Positive Word Cultures and Climates
Celeste P. M. Wilderom
Chapter 5: Toward Positive Work Cultures and Climates
Charmine E. J. Härtel and Neal M. Ashkanasy
Chapter 6: Healthy Human Cultures as Positive Work Environments
Tanya Vacharkulksemsuk, Leslie E. Sekerka, and Barbara L. Fredrickson
Chapter 7: Establishing a Positive Emotional Climate to Create 21st-Century Organizational Change
Philip C. Gibbs and Cary L. Cooper
Chapter 8: Fostering a Positive Organizational Culture and Climate in an Economic Downturn
Nina Keith and Michael Frese
Chapter 9: Enhancing Firm Performance and Innovativeness Through Error Management Culture
M. Teresa Cardador and Deborah E. Rupp
Chapter 10: Organizational Culture, Multiple Needs, and the Meaningfulness of Work
PART III: State-of-the-Art Reviews on Social-Organizational Processes
Celeste P. M. Wilderom
Chapter 11: State-of-the-Art Reviews on Social-Organizational Processes
Sonja A. Sackmann
Chapter 12: Culture and Performance
Chad A. Hartnell and Fred O. Walumbwa
Chapter 13: Transformational Leadership and Organizational Culture: Toward Integrating a Multilevel Framework
Michael A. West and Andreas W. Richter
Chapter 14: Team Climate and Effectiveness Outcomes
Linda Duxbury and Laura Gover
Chapter 15: Exploring the Link Between Organizational Culture and Work-Family Conflict
Gerard P. Hodgkinson and Mark P. Healey
Chapter 16: Interorganizational Macrocultures: A Multilevel Critique
PART IV: Organizational Dynamics and Identity: Defining the New Paradigm
Neal M. Ashkanasy
Chapter 17: Organizational Dynamics and Identity: Defining the New Paradigm
Stephen A. Linstead
Chapter 18: Organizational Culture in a Wider Field: Is There a Post Post-Culture?
Mary Jo Hatch
Chapter 19: Material and Meaning in the Dynamics of Organizational Culture and Identity With Implications for the Leadership of Organizational Change
Iris Vilnai-Yavetz and Anat Rafaeli
Chapter 20: Three Dimensions of the Tip of the Iceberg: Designing the Work Environment
Ad van Iterson, Kathryn Waddington, and Grant Michelson
Chapter 21: Breaking the Silence: The Role of Gossip in Organizational Culture
Sally V. Russell and Malcolm McIntosh
Chapter 22: Changing Organizational Culture for Sustainability
PART V: Organizational Culture and Organization Theory
Mark F. Peterson
Chapter 23: Organizational Culture and Organization Theory
Wendy R. Carroll, Kelly Dye, and Terry H. Wagar
Chapter 24: The Role of Organizational Culture in Strategic Human Resource Management
Mark Meckler
Chapter 25: Links and Synchs: Organizations and Organizational Culture From a Network Point of View
Glen E. Kreiner
Chapter 26: Organizational Identity: Culture’s Conceptual Cousin
PART VI: International Themes in Organizational Culture Research
Mark F. Peterson
Chapter 27: International Themes in Organizational Culture Research
Catherine T. Kwantes and Marcus W. Dickson
Chapter 28: Organizational Culture in a Societal Context: Lessons From GLOBE and Beyond
Lilach Sagiv, Shalom H. Schwartz, and Sharon Arieli
Chapter 29: Personal Values, National Culture, and Organizations: Insights Applying the Schwartz Value Framework
Aycan Kara and Mary E. Zellmer-Bruhn
Chapter 30: The Role of Organizational Culture and Underlying Ideologies in the Success of Globally Distributed Teams
Daniel R. Denison, Katherine Xin, Ashley M. Guidroz, and Lily Zhang
Chapter 31: Corporate Culture in Chinese Organizations
Betty Jane Punnett
Chapter 32: A Global Perspective on Gender and Organizational Culture
K. Praveen Parboteeah, Kelly D. Martin, and John B. Cullen
Chapter 33: An International Perspective on Ethical Climate

"a useful review of an important topic, relevant to all organizations in current times...Recommended."

M.L. Nathan
Lynchburg College
CHOICE Magazine
Key features

Key Features

  • Defines the current state of the field: Mats Alvesson explores the conceptual foundations; Benjamin Schneider, Mark G. Ehrhart, and William H. Macey summarize the field and review where it is heading; and Francis J. Yammarino and Fred Dansereau provide a new lens for studying culture and climate.
  • Provides a new focus on multilevel perspectives: Multilevel analysis, a hot topic in organizational analysis, is applied here for the first time to the study of organizational culture.
  • Covers current issues of concern in the field: Discussed are the effects of rapid societal change; the dynamics of culture and work climate; concern for social responsibility; a sustainable and networked world; and ethics.
  • Includes a section "Toward Positive Work Cultures and Climates": To date, the positive organization scholarship movement has focused on individuals and structures. The six chapters in Part II explore positivity using a climate-culture lens.

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