book coverby Edgar H. Schein. Whether they intend to or not, leaders play a crucial role in creating and mani­festing an orga­ni­za­tional culture’s capa­bility of achieving its mission and goals. Drawing on a wide range of contem­po­rary busi­ness real­i­ties, Schein defines culture and demon­strates the impact leaders have in forming culture in their own orga­ni­za­tions.

Edgar Schein is the Sloan Fellows Professor of Manage­ment Emer­itus and senior lecturer at the Mass­a­chus­setts Insti­tute of Technology’s Sloan School of Manage­ment. A protege of Kurt Lewin, Schein is consid­ered to be one the founders and great thinkers of orga­ni­za­tional pscy­hology.