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From maternalism to accountability: The changing cultures of Ma Bell and Mother Russia
The Academy of Management Executive
  • James B. Shaw, Bond University
  • Cynthia D Fisher, Bond University
  • W Alan Randolph, University of Baltimore
Date of this Version
2-1-1991
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Journal Article
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Shaw, J.B., Fisher, C.D., & Randolph, W.A. (1991). From maternalism to accountability: The changing cultures of Ma Bell and Mother Russia. The Academy of Management Executive, 5(1), 7-20

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Abstract
This 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 Information
James 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
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/james_shaw/17/