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Human Diversity and Organizational Culture

  • Barbara MazurEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 876)

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to examine and explore the relationship between, religion, culture and organizational culture at the level of the basic underlying assumptions. Culture and religion are believed to be influential sources of basic cultural assumptions. They are reflected in organizational culture. The hypothesis of this research assumes that religion has a meaningful impact on the basic assumptions of organizational culture. Religion in this research is understood as a cultural factor with the following dimensions: individualism/collectivism, uncertainty avoidance, power distance, and masculinity/femininity), The main aim of the paper is to base oneself on the level of basic cultural assumptions to construct a model of organizational culture. This model will later be tested by a two-tiered verification process., which engages companies based and operating daily in varied religious surroundings. The scope this research has adopted includes organizational cultures of two enterprises. Both of them are based in the Podlasie region in Poland. This research is based on the method of a comparative case study developed on the basis of quantitative techniques in research.

Keywords

Organizational culture Basic assumptions Religion Culture 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of ManagementTechnological University of LublinLublinPoland

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