Organizational and cultural change in higher education LIS.

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On the programme IMPEL2 carried out at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle.

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SeriesInformation UK outlooks -- no.29
ContributionsUniversity of Northumbria at Newcastle. Department of Information and Library Management., University of Northumbria at Newcastle. Information Services.
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What is organisational culture. 4 Types of organisational culture 6 Why is culture important. 9 Issues in managing culture 13 Conclusion 14 Chapter 3: International public and private sector examples of culture management 16 Introduction 16 Australia: Culture change in the Queensland public sector 16 Canada Researchers have shown interest in studying the organizational culture and effectiveness of Higher Education Institutions throughout the world.

Research conducted by Deal and Kennedy () indicated that strong cultures create goal alignment, employee motivation, needed structures and controls to improve organizational effectiveness.

It is more difficult to change the culture of an existing organization than to create a culture in a brand-new organization or team. When an organizational culture is already established, people must unlearn the old values, assumptions, and behaviors before they can learn the new ones.Keywords: artifacts, espoused values, basic assumptions, organizational culture Contents 1.

Introduction 2. Early History and Recent Development of the Study of Organizational Culture 3. Modern Organizational Culture in Public Agencies 4. Deciphering an Organization’s Culture 5.

Conclusions: Culture, Leadership and Change Glossary Bibliography.

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