Social Progress and Corporate Culture
62 Pages Posted: 27 Jan 2019
Date Written: January 15, 2019
Social progress through improved treatment of minority groups (the embrace of anti-racist and anti-sexist norms, for example) may or may not spread to corporate cultures through competition. Sometimes the market fails to adapt on its own and government must pass legislation to secure changes in the workplace. We show how corporate culture is determined, why a variety of corporate cultures exist, and whether progressive corporate cultures can oust regressive ones.
Keywords: corporate culture, social progress
JEL Classification: D23, G30, G38, J31, L13
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