Organizational Culture and Economic Performance: A Resource Based View

By Apalak Khatua.

Published by The Organization Collection

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This paper emphasized the interdependence of Organization Culture and Economic Performance through the lens of Resource Based Theory. This paper explored the notion of organization culture in management literature and the importance of organization culture in organization studies. This is followed by a review of previous researches which explored the link between organization culture and economic performance. This paper further argued that organization culture is a strategic ‘resource’. Next section discussed how culture can create value for an organization to gain competitive advantage. Finally this paper stressed the importance of managing organization culture in recent times and identified a research agenda for further exploration.

Keywords: Organizational Culture, Economic Performance, Strategic Resource, Value Creation, Competitive Advantage

International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 8, Issue 9, pp.77-84. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 495.558KB).

Apalak Khatua

Doctoral Student, Behavioural Sciences, IIM Calcutta, India

Apalak Khatua is a doctoral student in the area of Organizational Behaviour at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. Apalak earned his undergraduate degree from Bengal Engineering College. He started his career as an architect and later joined academics. Then he chose management as an option to take his academic carrier further. His research interests include: economics of organization and network alliances.


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