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Culture at Work in Aviation and Medicine

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Culture at Work in Aviation and Medicine - National, Organizational and Preofessional Influences

Culture forms a complex framework of national, organizational and professional attitudes and values within which groups and individuals function. The reality and strength of culture become salient when we work within a new group and interact with people who have well-established norms and values. In this book the authors report the results of their ongoing exploration of the influences of culture in two professions ?" aviation and medicine. Their focus is on commercial airline pilots and operating room teams. Within these two environments, they show the effects of professional, national and organizational cultures on individual attitudes, values and team interactions.

Vividly laced with numerous contributions from a range of practitioners and researchers from Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas, as well as case studies and practical examples, the book is designed to be accessible to practitioners and managers wishing to improve their own organization and to researchers with an interest in gaining a greater understanding of the types of culture.

Fine condition.

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Author(s):
Helmreich, Robert L.; Merritt, Ashleigh C.
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1998
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0754619044
ISBN-13:
9780754619048
Number of pages:
301
Publisher:
Avebury Technical

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Culture at Work in Aviation and Medicine - National, Organizational and Preofessional Influences

Culture forms a complex framework of national, organizational and professional attitudes and values within which groups and individuals function. The reality and strength of culture become salient when we work within a new group and interact with people who have well-established norms and values. In this book the authors report the results of their ongoing exploration of the influences of culture in two professions ?" aviation and medicine. Their focus is on commercial airline pilots and operating room teams. Within these two environments, they show the effects of professional, national and organizational cultures on individual attitudes, values and team interactions.

Vividly laced with numerous contributions from a range of practitioners and researchers from Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas, as well as case studies and practical examples, the book is designed to be accessible to practitioners and managers wishing to improve their own organization and to researchers with an interest in gaining a greater understanding of the types of culture.

Fine condition.

Author(s):
Helmreich, Robert L.; Merritt, Ashleigh C.
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1998
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0754619044
ISBN-13:
9780754619048
Number of pages:
301
Publisher:
Avebury Technical

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