—Organizational culture has been considered as one of important core competencies of an organization. The individuals, groups and the organization as a whole are running under its culture although it is almost intangible. This paper attempts to describe organizational culture and to explore the relationship between organizational culture and employee satisfaction under the case of a Chinese family firm. As a side product, a quantitative approach is provided to support managerial decisions on culture changes in order to improve organizational effectiveness.
—Organizational culture, employee satisfaction, family firm, Chinese situation.
Xiaoxia Zhang is with the School of Foreign Languages, Shanxi University, Taiyuan, CO 030006, P. R. China.
Bing Li is with the School of Economics and Business Administration, Shanxi University, Taiyuan, CO 030006, P. R. China. He is the corresponding author (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite:Xiaoxia Zhang and Bing Li, "Organizational Culture and Employee Satisfaction: An Exploratory Study," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.4, no.1, pp. 48-54, 2013.