Small-sized enterprises management in the aspect of organizational culture

Dorota Klimecka-Tatar, Marta Niciejewska


This paper presents the results of research based the questionnaire by Cammeron and Quinn. The research was carried out among employees of small-sized enterprises with various business profiles. The elements that make up the profile of the organizational culture in the company (management style, strategic plans, atmosphere, remuneration system, bonding mechanisms, leadership and basic assumptions in the company) were evaluated. The analysis lead to the comparision between expected state with the current state. The result of the current state is characterized by the dominant profile of organizational culture in the company, while the result of the expected state provides information on the preferences and expectations of employees in relation to the dominant profile of organizational culture desired in the company. It was faund that the present state in the small-sized manufacturing, service, trade and mixed enterprises is characterized with profile of market culture with elements of hierarchy organizational culture, while the expected state is characterized with profile of clan culture with elements of adhocracy, market and hierarchy organizational culture.


organizational culture, small-sized enterprises, SME, safety management

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