Reveals how examining climate and culture together can advance understanding of the behavior of individuals within organizations, as well as overall organizational performance in such diverse areas as financial planning, marketing, and human resource development.
Part One: Conceptual Issues
1. Climate and Culture: An Evolution of Constructs
2. The Meaning of Organizations: The Role of Cognition and Values
3. Acculturation in the Workplace: Newcomers as Lay Ethnographers
4. Strategic Context and Organizational Climate
Part Two: Methodological Issues
5. Assessing Organizational Culture: The Case for Multiple Methods
6. Level–of–Analysis Issues in Climate and Culture Research
Part Three: Applying Climate and Culture Constructs
7. Organizational Culture: A Key to Financial Performance?
8. The Role of Climate and Culture in Productivity
9. Organizational Culture: A Behavioral Perspective
10. Feeling the Elephant: Culture Consequences of a Corporate Acquisition and Buy–Back
11. The Climate for Service: An Application of the Climate Construct
Conclusion: Organizational Climate and Culture: Two Constructs in Search of a Role