From maternalism to accountability: The changing cultures of Ma Bell and Mother RussiaThe Academy of Management Executive
Date of this Version2-1-1991
Document TypeJournal Article
AbstractThis article is about organizations changing from cultures of maternalism to cultures of accountability, and changing from environments of monopolistic security to competitive uncertainty. We examine these change processes using two seemingly diverse situations -- the American Telephone & Telegraph (At&T) divestiture and the Soviet Union under perestroika.
Citation InformationJames B. Shaw, Cynthia D Fisher and W Alan Randolph. "From maternalism to accountability: The changing cultures of Ma Bell and Mother Russia" The Academy of Management Executive Vol. 5 Iss. 1 (1991) p. 7 - 20 ISSN: 1938-9779
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