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Corporate Culture
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[German Version]

Management and organizational theory understands corporate culture as a set of fundamental assumptions and values that belong to an organization. The corporate culture is the acquired knowledge of a corporation that unites its members affectively, guides their perception, and determines their behaviors by means of preferences (Schein, Bleicher). In the theory of transaction costs, corporate culture constitutes a component of the transaction atmosphere by which a contract's suitability and capacity for innovation is determined (Williamson). Game theory mod…

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Wieland, Josef, “Corporate Culture”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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