Chapter 4: Culture and leadership

Journal Article 4.1: Petty, M.M., Beadles, N.A., Chapman, D.F., Lowery, C.M. and Connell, D.W. (1995) ‘Relationships between organizational culture and organizational performance,’ Psychological Reports, 76(2): 483–492.

Description: This article discusses the link between organizational culture and performance.


Journal Article 4.2: Bonavia, T. (2006) ‘Preliminary organizational culture scale focused on artifacts’, Psychological Reports, 99(3): 671–674.

Description: This looks into Schein’s (1985) three levels of culture: artifacts, values and assumptions.


Journal Article 4.3: Walker, R.C. and Aritz, J. (2015) ‘Women doing leadership: leadership styles and organizational culture,’ International Journal of Business Communication, 52(4): 452–478.

Description: This article discusses the ongoing problem of women’s absence in leadership roles, despite policies to combat it. It looks at whether females randomly assigned to mixed-gender groups emerge as leaders and analyses the discourse of those competing for leadership positions to identify effects of leadership style on attribution by others.