Университет и бизнес: «Две пары в сапоге»
This article analyses the concept of entrepreneurial university and the role of culture in its formation. Theproblem of appropriate diagnostic method is being risen. The article discusses the findings of organizational culture assessmentby means ofdiagnostic methodof R.Goffee and G. Jones in the two universitiesof Nizhny Novgorod. The way ofdevelopment of congruent method of the university organizational culture diagnosis is being offered.
In work the possibility of an assessment of organizational culture of enterprise university by the model "A cube double C" of R. Goffi and G. Jones's is investigated. Selection of respondents consisted of 50 teaching staff of faculties of management and economy of the Nizhny Novgorod campus of Higher School of Economics: 31 women and 19 men; 5 professors, 27 associate professors and 18 senior teachers. Diagnostics like organizational culture was carried out by means of R. Goffi and G. Jones's questionnaire, studying of resistance to the changes which are carried out in higher education institution — by means of an author's questionnaire. In a research it is revealed that the Nizhny Novgorod campus of Higher School of Economics has communal type of culture that conforms to requirements of enterprise university; one of the psychological reasons of resistance of teachers to the changes which are carried out to the organizations is their discrepancy to the academic values; the weak organizational culture of a campus causes resistance to the carried-out organizational changes. The research has shown that the model of organizational culture "A cube double C" is the adequate tool of an assessment of culture of enterprise university
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