Organizational Culture in Action: A Cultural Analysis Workbook 2nd edition, by Gerald W. Driskill and Angela Laird Brenton is sensible information to “reading” the culture of organizations and to understand the implications of culture for organizational effectiveness. This workbook does an amazing job of constructing complex info straightforward to grasp and apply to actual situations.
Beginning with a proof of the theories of organizational culture, the book provides steering on collecting information, leading students via qualitative research methods of remark, interviewing, and analyzing written texts. It’s wonderful and most applicable for any organization going by restructuring.
Students come away equipped to use cultural insights to fostering variety, supporting organizational change, making management extra dynamic, understanding the hyperlink between ethics and culture, and attaining private growth.
Organizational Culture in Action: A Cultural Analysis Workbook continues to teach in the areas of organizational and intercultural communication. On campus, author continues to take a lead role in internationalizing the curriculum. His current participant observer research focuses on communication and unity among religious, non-revenue, and government organizations engaged in neighborhood building. This research gives a window into issues related to leaders creating a culture of community mindedness within their organizations.
These chapters display the value of cultural analysis as college students contemplate the implications for change, ethics, diversity, and leadership. It contains numerous actual-life examples. Based on the authors’ extensive consulting expertise, these examples assist college students see the fabric applied in context.
Organizational Culture in Action: A Cultural Analysis Workbook
Gerald W. Driskill and Angela Laird Brenton
Sage Publications, Inc; Second Edition