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Evolution of Leadership and Organizational Culture Research on Innovation Field: 12 Years of Analysis  [PDF]
Mohamed Zennouche, Jian Zhang
Open Journal of Social Sciences (JSS) , 2014, DOI: 10.4236/jss.2014.24044
Abstract: Many scholars assume that both leadership and organization culture play important roles in fostering innovation. The paper analyzes 12 years of leadership and organizational culture on innovation field research in the top eight management journals. The purpose of this paper is to summarize the relation studies between the two factors to investigate connections between organizational culture and leadership. Through a content analysis, it studies the relationship between leadership and organizational culture and its related studies to innovation on each journal. Moreover, the finding showed evolution of research on the 12 years of analysis. At the end, the paper is concluded by discussing several issues in leadership and organizational culture that need further investigation.
Managing the Organizational Culture: A Technological Issue
Ludmila N. Aksenovskaja,Takhir U. Bazarov
Psychology in Russia : State of Art , 2011,
Abstract: Organizational culture presents an interest for research and practice of social psychology. This article is intended to discuss the problem of managing the organizational structure on two levels that contain most topical problems: general methodological level and technological level. Organizational culture is a system with its distinct features that consists of units and sub-systems with their specific features. An organizational-culture system comprises several levels: leader's personality level (as well as the personality level in general), level of executive team (as well as of a small group in general), level of organization in general (level of a large group).
The Relationship Between Organizational Culture and Organizational Commitment: An Empirical Research on Employees of Service Sector  [cached]
Asena Altin Gulova,Ozge Demirsoy
Business and Economics Research Journal , 2012,
Abstract: This study investigated the relationship between organizational culture and organizational commitment. Two different scales (Organizational Culture Scales and Organizational Commitment Scales) were used as data gathering instrument. The research was conducted on employees of service sector working in call center in the city of Kayseri and working in insurance company in zmir (n=181). In this research correlation analysis was made to describe the link between subscales of organizational culture and organizational commitment. The results revealed a positive relationship between Factor:1 functional culture traits and affective commitment (r=0,79,p<0,01), a negative relationship between Factor:1 functional culture traits and continuance commitment (r=-0,33,p<0,01). Besides Factor:2 organizational culture traits positively correlated with affective commitment (r=0,71, p<0,01), negatively correlated (r=-0,25,p<0,01) with continuance commitment. Furthermore the study explores the organizational commitment with five demographics variables (gender, age, marital status, education and organizational tenure). Findings show that respondents’ perceptions of organizational commitment vary due to their gender, education and organizational tenure.
STRATEGIC APPROACHES TO THE FORMATION OF WOULD-BE-TEACHER’S PEDAGOGIC AND ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE
Yanova Marina Gennadievna
Magister Dixit , 2011,
Abstract: The article deals with strategic approaches to the formation of would-be-teacher’s pedagogic and organizational culture. The notion of pedagogical strategy is analyzed and possibilities to form it in socia-cultural higher education environment are studied.
A Research Analysis on Employee Satisfaction in terms of Organizational Culture and Spiritual Leadership
Bulent Aydin,Adnan Ceylan
International Journal of Business and Management , 2009, DOI: 10.5539/ijbm.v4n3p159
Abstract: In this study, we have constructed an original model and carried out a research analysis in metalworking manufacturing. The main subject of the research model is to investigate the employee satisfaction in terms of organizational culture and spiritual leadership; and the aim is to contribute to academic researchers as well as businesses, about how to maximize the employee satisfaction. The research was applied on 578 employees of the related industry. By the results, it has been determined that the constructed model is significant (at the p<0.001 level) and employee satisfaction has positive significant correlations with organizational culture and spiritual leadership (at the p<0.001 level). Additionally, the total explained variance of employee satisfaction depending on these two variables has come out as the value of 0.77.
THE METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH TO THE ANALYSIS OF THE LOGISTICS ORGANIZATIONAL SYSTEM AT THE INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISE  [PDF]
H. Panasiants
Economics of Development , 2012,
Abstract: This article is devoted to the pressing problem of logistics organizational system analysis at the industrial enterprises in Ukraine. This analysis is necessary for the effective operation of logistic systems, it also demands the creation of methodological support which is innovative for industrial enterprises of Ukraine. It determines the timeliness of scientific research and the results are given in this article.Based on theoretical generalization of approaches to the analysis of logistic organizational system at the enterprise of Ukrainian and Russian scientists this paper offers the improved method of logistic organizational system evaluation, its target and stages of implementation based on scientific assessment were determined. The factors that influence the characteristics of the logistic systems have been singled out and classified. The practical interest is represented by the author’s method in implementation of logistic systems analysis, this method also encourages industrial enterprises to improve logistic processes and logistic system control. On the basis of these data, it is possible to conduct analysis of organizational systems logistics industry, determine the level of organizational support for logistics and make appropriate recommendations for their further improvement and efficient operation. Modern trends in organizational structures of enterprises competitive logistics systems indicate the need for further scientific research in this area.
Research on the Correlation between Implementation Strategies of TQM, Organizational Culture, TQM Activities and Operational Performance in High-Tech Firms  [PDF]
Yi-Chan Chung,Yao-Wen Hsu,Chih-Hung Tsai
Information Technology Journal , 2010,
Abstract: This study probes into the influences of implementation strategies of Total Quality Management (TQM) and organizational culture on execution degree of TQM activities and the effect of execution degree of TQM activities on operational performance. The subjects of this research were Taiwan’s high-tech firms in the Hsinchu Science-Based Industrial Park and Southern Taiwan Science-Based Industrial Park. Quality management supervisors in the companies were the target respondents. The design of the questionnaire items was based on literature review. The research findings reveal that implementation strategies of TQM (cost leadership strategy and differentiation strategy) have significant influence on the execution degree of TQM activities; Organizational culture significantly influences execution degree of TQM activities; TQM activities execution degree significantly influences operational performance (quality performance, financial performance and inventory management performance). When reinforcing the operational performance, the firms should first enhance the execution of TQM activities. In order to significantly enhance execution degree of TQM activities, the firms can improve the implementation of cost leadership and differentiation strategy and combine the characteristics of four cultures (group culture, developmental culture, hierarchical culture and rational culture).
A study on organizational culture, structure and information technology as three KM enablers: A case study in five Iranian medical and healthcare research centers
Ali Khalghani,Hamideh Reshadatjoo,Mahdi Iran-nejad-parizi
Management Science Letters , 2013,
Abstract: This study investigates organizational structure, culture, and information technology as knowledge management (KM) infrastructural capabilities, and compares their significance and status quo in five medical research centers in Tehran, Iran. Objectives of this research were pursued by employing two statistical methods, regression analysis and Friedman test. Included in the study were 135 people (researchers and support staff) from five medical and healthcare research centers of Tehran. A survey questionnaire including 23 questions was utilized to examine organizational structure, culture and information technology indicators. And another 12 questions examined KM effectiveness. The Friedman test indicated that in terms of their status quo, the three studied KM enablers are at different conditions, with organizational culture having the best (mean rank=1.79) and IT the worst (mean rank=2.14) status. Moreover, it was revealed by regression analysis that organizational structure is believed to have the most significant impact (Beta= 0.397) on the effectiveness of knowledge management initiatives, while information technology gained the least perceived impact (Beta= 0.176).
Observation of unsafe behavior at work: A methodological analysis [Observación de conductas inseguras en el trabajo: una reflexión metodológica ]
Orquidea Castilla Ramos
Universitas Psychologica , 2012,
Abstract: Observation of unsafe and safe behaviors at work is used in many companies, to known unsafe acts related with personal or industrial accidents and to design improvement or prevention strategies. This technique at natural contexts requires as much rigor in the design of the behavioral inventory or checklist as in its application. Methodological problems, as well as advantages and disadvantages to use this technique at organizational contexts are analyzed. How the results from to apply observations affect organizational psychosocial interventions, are discussed too. Observations could use with other techniques from another approaches. Probably technique utility depends somehow to the organizational safety culture, culture that itself procedure promote to prevent and to control the occurrence of future accidents in the companies.
APPROACH TO THE ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE CONCEPT
CLAUDIA MARíA GARCíA áLVAREZ
Universitas Psychologica , 2006,
Abstract: In order to make evident the instrumental nature of the concept of culture applied to organization, thisessay develops a comprehension of the concept of organizational culture. This effort is important becausethe concept of organization itself implies a construction of a social order from meanings becominghegemonic in the framework of a particular context. Organizational Psychology, even with its neutralitypretension, is not innocent about the instrumental role that social sciences have had in the organizationalarena; however this essay introduces alternatives from critical approaches that allow ways of comprehensionand why not, intervention from perspectives explicitly political.
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