From the Back Cover
The third edition of the best-selling book Diagnosing and Changing Organizational Culture
offers a proven framework and methodology for helping managers and their organizations carefully analyze and alter their fundamental culture. This book contains validated instruments for diagnosing organizational culture and management competency, a theoretical framework for understanding organizational culture, and a systematic strategy for changing organizational culture and personal behavior.
Designed to be a hands-on resource, the book includes a wealth of instruments that leaders can use to plot their organization's culture profile. Diagnosing and Changing Organizational Culture includes a management competency assessment instrument to help facilitate personal change in order to effectively support culture change. The book can also serve as an information source for explaining a robust framework of culture types. The Competing Values Framework is probably the most frequently applied framework in the world for assessing culture, and it has proved to be very useful to a variety of companies in clarifying the culture change process, as well as instigating significant managerial leadership improvement.
Filled with new examples and a step-by-step formula for organizational change, this thoroughly revised third edition also contains a downloadable online version of the Management Skills Assessment Instrument and the Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument.
About the Author
Kim S. Cameron
is William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organizations at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.
Robert E. Quinn is Margaret Elliott Tracy Collegiate Professor in Business Administration and professor of management and organizations at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.