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Cultural Web Johnson, G. (1992)


Symbols Power Structures

Stories Paradigm

Organisational Structures

Rituals & Routines Control Systems

Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56)


Paradigm

Organisational world view.


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Symbols

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• Centralised? • Decisions?

Power Structures

• Management levels?

Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56)


• Informal? Organisational Structures

• Formal?

Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56)


• Tight?

Control Systems

• Loose? • Standard-setting & measuring (how).

Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56)


Rituals & Routines

The way things are done around here.

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Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56)


Stories

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Cultural Web Symbols Power Structures

Stories Paradigm

Organisational Structures

Rituals & Routines Control Systems

Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56)


References: Campbell, D. et al (2008) Business Strategy. 2nd edn. Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth Heinemann Mind Tools (n.d.) The Cultural Web: Aligning your organization's culture with strategy [www] Mind Tools. Available from: http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newSTR_90.htm [Accessed 09/11/11]


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