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Kultura organizacyjna – ślepa uliczka teorii organizacji
Organizational culture – the dead-end of organization theory

Author(s): Paweł Krzyworzeka
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Akademia Leona Koźmińskiego
Keywords: Organizational Culture; organizational theory

Summary/Abstract: Purpose A critical presentation of the concept of organizational culture. Design/methodology/approach An interpretive and critical approach. Findings Organizational culture as an analytical concept triggers serious methodological, ethical and pragmatic problems. Hence, the postulate of approaching the concept as a sensitizing notion rather than a rigidly defined analytical one was formulated. Originality/value The paper introduces a set of new categories to the organizational theory debate, which have their origin in anthropological post-colonial criticism

  • Issue Year: 114/2012
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 72-81
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Polish