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The research theme for BUSS4 in June 2013 has now been released - it is on organisational culture. The research bullets are provided below. You can also download the research theme from here:


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Research Theme – Organisational Culture

In your research on organisational culture, you should consider:

● factors influencing the culture of an organisation and cultural differences within an organisation

● the impact of organisational culture on business strategies and performance

● reasons for changes in organisational culture

● ways of changing organisational culture

● problems of changing organisational culture.

You are strongly recommended to compare and contrast a number of different types of organisational 

culture.  You will not be asked a question on any one specific type of culture.

You should make reference to your research in your responses to Section A in the examination.

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