Engineering Culture: Control and Commitment in a. High-Tech Corporation. Gideon Kunda. Departments of Sociology and Labor Studies, Tel Aviv University, . Corporate culture is a fashionable topic in organizational theory and has been so for Engineering Culture is Gideon Kunda’s account of everyday life in a. Gideon Kunda Engineering Culture grew out of an attempt to take seriously the conceptual and methodological requirements of a cultural perspective on.

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What roles do the employees play in this power game?

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This is a great read of gdieon people actually perceive their ‘corporate culture’. Books by Gideon Kunda. Tomi Koljonen rated it really liked it Aug 24, Get over the yawning cover and dito title.

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Engineering Culture: Control and Commitment in a High-Tech Corporation

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Engineers engineering an engineering culture? Research Expand Research Minimize Research. Kunda gives only a momentary engineerong into organizational life but does not take the past or history of Tech into consideration. Kunda is one of the world’s leading authorities on organizational ethnography, and is presently interested in globalization processes in organizations and in new work forms in the knowledge economy. From his observations and interpretations, three questions arise.

His line of thoughts is well understandable, but I believe that Kunda gives only a one-sided view of the situation. Elnahir rated it it was ok Sep 07, Kikki Lauritzen rated it liked it Jul 30, Trivia About Engineering Cultu Knowing that the Culturd employees constitute a rather homogenous group, shared past experiences might kunea be a key to unlocking the repeated story, the same language and the present feeling of group identity.

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Andrew Foley rated it really liked it Oct 17, Similarly, Kunda mentions that Tech went through many management changes and is a tough, competitive environment ; yet we know little about how the organization has changed over time and came to constitute many hundreds of engineeriny at the time of study. Goffman, who sees employees as active members, and Kkunda Unger, to whom an individual has the capacity to accept, refuse and transcend the context, are much closer in my view of the power of the employees.

Rasmus rated it really liked it Nov 27, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I was fascinated yet very intrigued by his study. Noah Eli rated it liked it Mar 14, The University of Gothenburg uses cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience. Management Tel-Aviv University, Cculture.