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Anagramas -Rumbos y sentidos de la comunicación-

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GAVIRIA, César Augusto. Organizing Culture in Juvenile Groups from Medellin and Barranquilla. anagramas rumbos sentidos comun. [online]. 2012, vol.10, n.20, pp.67-84. ISSN 1692-2522.

This article is the result of a research about the organizing culture of eight juvenile organizations from Medellin and Barranquilla. In this article, the term ''organizing culture'' (not ''organizational culture'') involves a special meaning since it points out the expected orientation: Based on the sociological theory, this research was intended to enrich the traditional theory used for analyzing organizations in general. Individual and group interview to the members of each group was a key factor for constructing the group memory over which descriptions about coincidences and differences of the study object were built. Finally, the article introduces four stages of groups' histories and some organizing characteristic, and some aspects inherent to common situations of the organizations studied are exhibited, specifically in relation to decision making, activities, management, and dialogue with the State and other organizations

Keywords : Juvenile organizations; organizing culture; memory.

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