1989．第17卷第2期（Vol. 17 No. 2）．pp. 128147
Organizational Culture: Development of a Theoretical Framework for Organizational Research
This paper intended to explore the conception of organizational culture and develop a theoretical framework for investigation of organizational behavior in schools as well as in other organizations. After clarifying the conception of organizational culture and organizational climate, the author developed a framework to explain how organizational culture influences organizational behavior of individuals and groups. Furthermore, he conceptualized the relationship between organizational culture and organizational effectiveness. Finally, the discussion was focused on the description of organizational culture in schools. From the developed theoretical framework, some interesting implications and questions were advanced for organizational research and also some important dimensions of organizational culture were developed and recommended for describing organizational culture in schools.