by Edgar H. Schein. Whether they intend to or not, leaders play a crucial role in creating and manifesting an organizational culture’s capability of achieving its mission and goals. Drawing on a wide range of contemporary business realities, Schein defines culture and demonstrates the impact leaders have in forming culture in their own organizations.
Edgar Schein is the Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus and senior lecturer at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management. A protege of Kurt Lewin, Schein is considered to be one the founders and great thinkers of organizational pscyhology.