Studies postulating relationships between organizational culture and the behavior of key organizational actors are based largely on the functionalist view of culture, which considers culture as a component of an integrated social system and treats culture as serving the common good, thereby promoting the effectiveness of the organization and the well-being of all its stakeholders Alvesson, ; Smelser, American Psychologist, 45 2 Moreover, less time is wasted in deciding what actions to take or how to coordinate actions across groups.
The Academy of Management Review, 36 6 Some scholars have claimed that positive cultural traits boost performance in proportion to the strength of their manifestation.
Understanding Organizational Culture. These beliefs, attitudes, and values become owned and valued. Predicting Corporate Performance from Organizational Culture.