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Comparative Study

| Published: November 23, 2017

A Comparative study of Organizational Culture in Indian Multinationals and Foreign Multinationals of India

Aparna Vajpayee *

Dept. of Psychology, Adamas University, Kolkata, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.052/20170501

DOI: 10.25215/0501.052

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Since organizational culture is an important dimension to be considered for approximately all aspect of the organization, the present project has taken up this issue for studying and analyzing the cultural similarities and differences between Indian multinationals and foreign multinationals. It has been generally observed that the organizational culture and climate differ a great deal from one organization to another and this is seen more clearly in Indian multinationals and foreign multinational organizations. The present study was concerned with the organizational culture of two multinationals and two nationals companies. For the purpose of the studies we have analyze four major dimensions organizational culture and twelve underlying factors of the organizational culture in Indian multinational as well as foreign multinationals. Analyses of both Indian multinationals and foreign multinationals have shown rich organizational culture in terms of all dimensions of culture. It was hypothesized that multinational companies will perform better than national companies in terms of their organizational culture. The findings of the studies generally supported the hypotheses. Multinational companies have scored high in organizational culture in all the dimensions of organizational culture. The study is having great impact in understanding the dimensions of organizational culture in Indian multinationals and foreign multinational and area of improvement to enrich the culture in both kinds of organizations.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.052/20170501

10.25215/0501.052

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Published in   Volume 05, Issue 1, October-December, 2017