Topic: Organizational Climate and Organizational Culture
Author(s), Title and Publication
Schneider, B., Gunnarson, S. K., & Niles-Jolly, K. (1994). Creating the Climate and Culture of Success. Organizational Dynamics, 23(1), 17-29.
This essay examined management values that must be adhered to by employees for organizational effectiveness. Climate is employees’ perceived atmosphere that is created within their organization by executives’ behavior (e.g., encouraging innovation), and the actions rewarded. Culture refers to an organization’s values and beliefs. Culture stems from employees’ observations of management’s behavior, and interpretations of the values that produce the climate. This paper suggested that successful organizations usually make their employees perceive management ...