The Organizational Culture of Gaza Strip Construction Companies
Organizational culture gives identity to an organization. Nowadays with the increasing of the internationalization of the construction industry, the organizational culture become more importance than any other times. The aim of this research is to investigate the organizational cultural profile of the Gaza Strip construction organizations, this aim was achieved by investigating the importance of the organizational culture, identifying the current organizational cultural type of the Gaza Strip construction organizations, and identifying the desired organizational cultural type of the Gaza Strip construction organizations. The study used a questionnaire that was administered by contracting companies classified at the Palestinian Contractors Union. Out of 134 questionnaires were distributed, only 74 questionnaires were received. The results of the organizational culture profile present that the dominant current and the desired organizational culture was clan culture type for all Gaza Strip construction organizations. Also results showed that the organizational culture affected by changing the organizations size. The results showed that the very small organizations had hierarchy type as the dominant current culture and preferred to be clan type as the dominant desired culture, it showed also that the small organizations had a market type as the dominant current and desired organizational culture, it presented also that the clan culture type was the dominant current and desired organizational culture medium organizations, it showed that the large organizations had clan type as the dominant current culture and preferred to be market type as the dominant desired culture.
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