Cultural Web

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A brief presentation of the cultural web by Gerry Johnson (1992) and cited in Campbell et al (2008), please see references at end.

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Cultural Web

  1. 1. mini vation Presents the cultural web.
  2. 2. Cultural Web Johnson, G. (1992)
  3. 3. Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56) Paradigm Symbols Power Structures Stories Organisational Structures Rituals & Routines Control Systems
  4. 4. Organisational world view. Paradigm
  5. 5. <ul><li>Level of promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Company car </li></ul><ul><li>Office </li></ul><ul><li>Title </li></ul>May have no apparent importance. Maybe covert symbols. Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56) Image © svilen001 Symbols
  6. 6. <ul><li>Centralised? </li></ul><ul><li>Decisions? </li></ul><ul><li>Management levels? </li></ul>Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56) Power Structures
  7. 7. <ul><li>Informal? </li></ul><ul><li>Formal? </li></ul>Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56) Organisational Structures
  8. 8. <ul><li>Tight? </li></ul><ul><li>Loose? </li></ul><ul><li>Standard-setting & measuring (how). </li></ul>Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56) Control Systems
  9. 9. The way things are done around here. NO PASSING WIND BEFORE 11AM Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56) Rituals & Routines
  10. 10. In 1982, Edward English invented ‘ English’ while having a bath in Bath. ! Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56) Stories
  11. 11. Johnson, G. (1992) in Campbell, D. et al (2008: 56) Cultural Web Paradigm Symbols Power Structures Stories Organisational Structures Rituals & Routines Control Systems
  12. 12. 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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