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Culture, employee work outcomes and performance: An empirical analysis of Indian software firms

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  • Mathew, Jossy
  • Ogbonna, Emmanuel
  • Harris, Lloyd C.
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    Through a survey of Indian software organizations, we test a model of work-oriented cognitions and performance measures using structural equation modeling. The developed framework presents satisfaction at work, productivity at work, and quality of work as consequences of organizational culture. Further, satisfaction and productivity at work and quality of work are hypothesized as leading to firm profitability and growth while quality of work is presented as a contributor to organizational innovation. The results of the study provide support for the developed model and lead to a number of conclusions and implications for theory and practice.

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    Volume (Year): 47 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 194-203

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    Keywords: Organizational culture; Work outcomes; Organizational performance; Quantitative survey based; Structural model;

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