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Corporate Cultures: The Rites and Rituals of Corporate Life

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Business experts everywhere have been finding that corporations run not only on numbers, but on culture. In this revised and updated 2000 edition of Corporate Cultures, organization consultants Terrence Deal and Allan Kennedy probe the conference rooms and corridors of corporate America to discover the key to business excellence. They find that the health of the bottom lin
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Paperback, 232 pages
Published May 19th 2000 by Perseus Books Group (first published January 21st 1982)
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Lily
Oct 17, 2010 Lily rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: people who don't "see" their organizational culture
I love reading older books (i.e. a few decades ago). Corporate Cultures is basic/ simple in its style (which is perhaps part of Addison Wesley's "culture"!) but it is still better most mass-market books found at BN today, which throw a little of everything in there and seem cluttered with random ideas that aren't actually cohesive. The best concept in this book is the framework for thinking about corporate cultures, which categorizes them into four types based on the level of risk experienced by ...more
Greg
One of the first books I read on organizational culture. Though interesting and up to date, it was a bit more superficial than what I was looking for at the time. Nonetheless, it is a good introduction to ideas around corporate culture.
Marie
Jan 19, 2011 Marie rated it it was amazing
Even though this sometimes reads like a textbook and was originally published in 1982, I really enjoyed it and found it to be completely relevant. There's great stuff in here if you're interested in organizational structure, management, brands and company core values.
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