Recent Advances in the Roles of Cultural and Personal Values in Organizational Behavior

Recent Advances in the Roles of Cultural and Personal Values in Organizational Behavior

Zlatko Nedelko (University of Maribor, Slovenia) and Maciej Brzozowski (Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poland)
Release Date: September, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 420
ISBN13: 9781799810131|ISBN10: 1799810135|EISBN13: 9781799810155|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1013-1


The complete understanding of organizational culture and personal values is fundamental for running and improving modern organizations. By identifying the underlying building blocks for behavior, strategy, and actions of organizations and their members, companies and researchers may discover innovative techniques to encourage productive and satisfying working environments.

Recent Advances in the Roles of Cultural and Personal Values in Organizational Behavior is a collection of innovative research on how culture and personal values shape and influence leadership styles, decision-making processes, innovativeness, and other management practices. While highlighting topics including employee motivation, leadership style, and organizational culture, this book is ideally designed for managers, executives, human resources professionals, recruiters, researchers, academics, educators, and students seeking current research on cultural backgrounds and personal values for organizations.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • Employee Motivation
  • Generational Workforce
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Leadership Style
  • Management Science
  • Organizational Culture
  • Social Responsibility

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Zlatko Nedelko, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Maribor, Faculty of Economics and Business, Department of Management and Organization, Slovenia. His main research interests are management, leadership, business ethics, social responsibility, transitional issues and innovativeness. He was a visiting researcher at Department of Management and Organizational Behavior, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria (2012), and at Vilnius Gedminas Technical University, Vilnius, Lithuania (2014). In 2019 he was a visiting professor at Obuda University, Budapest, Hungary. He has published his articles in peer reviewed scholarly journals including but not limited to the “Journal for East European Management Studies,” the “International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management,” the “Journal of Business Economics and Management,” “Transformations in Business and Economics,” “Engineering Economics, System Practice and Action Research,” “E+M,” “Systems research and behavioral science,” the “Journal of enterprising communities, the Journal of Knowledge Economy, Management,” and “Actual problems of Economics.” He also co-authored books with Pearson, Palgrave Macmillan, IGI Global. He led several projects funded by Slovene Human Resource Development and Scholarship fund. He also led several projects aimed at scientific cooperation with the United States of America, Germany, Russia, Hungary, Serbia, and Croatia, funded by Slovenian Research Agency. He also participated in other projects, like Fostering Entrepreneurship in Higher Education – FOSENTHE, EC Tempus P JP 144713, Management tools in Slovenia and Croatia, and Interreg project Slovenia – Austria entitled Smart Production. He is a member of a program group, the Entrepreneurship for innovative society (P5-0023).

Maciej Brzozowski has received his PhD in management science in 2006 from Poznan University of Economics and is currently hired as Assistant Professor at the Department of Strategic Management of Poznan University of Economics and Business. He writes and presents widely on issues of strategic management, project management, managers’ personal values and design management.