chapter  4
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Organizational Culture

WenotedinChapter2thatastrongmajorityofpilotsandmedical professionalsliketheirjobs,butdoesthisnecessarilyimplythatthey alsoliketheirorganizations?Apparentlynot,for,amongourpilot data,thepercentagethatagreedtheywereproudtoworkfortheir organizationrangedfromaslittleas26percentinoneUSregional airlinetoanoverwhelming97percentinamajorUScarrier(see Figure4.1).Doesprideinthecompany,orthelackthereof,affect one'sperformance?Thisandotherquestionspromptedourresearch intoorganizationalculture.