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GONZALES-LIMAS, Wilson Redin et al. Systematic review of the conceptions of organizational culture. Univ. Salud [online]. 2018, vol.20, n.2, pp.200-214. ISSN 0124-7107.


The different conceptions of organizational culture have been developed in recent decades. Depending on these, intervention strategies are proposed, developed and evaluated with the aim of improving the well-being of the members that make them up.


To describe the conceptions of organizational culture in the publications of the EBSCO host database over the last six years.

Materials and methods:

A descriptive systematic review of 71 articles published in the database EBSCO host from 2012 to 2017 was made. Results: 110 definitions of organizational culture were identified, which were classified into five subcategories: organizational values and beliefs, organizational attitude, organizational identity, business and organizational learning.


The organizational culture is understood from different conceptions, thus envisioning the development and academic contribution that this thematic has had.

Keywords : Organizational culture; systematic review; values; beliefs.

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