ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE: A STUDY FROM THE REALITY OF TRAINING CENTRE AND IMPROVEMENT OF MILITARY POLICE OF RIO GRANDE DO NORTE

Jurandir Andrade da Costa, Nilson Araújo, Miler Franco Danjour

ABSTRACT

This study seeks to identify the organizational culture at the Centre for Development and Improvement of the Military Police of Rio Grande do Norte -Brazil (CFAPM) based on the model of organizational functioning styles of Paz  and Mendes. Therefore, this study is considered to be descriptive and is classified as a case study and is predominantly quantitative in nature. It was conducted on 59 police officers working in CFAPM. The study allowed for the identification of the relationship between organizational culture and the socio-demographic subjects studied. The data was processed using statistical techniques applying the Chi-square, Fisher exact Test and Correspondence Analysis. The results indicated the predominance of the affiliative cultural style and from the police investigated a significant relationship between sociodemographic and cultural styles was seen and identified. Its predominance was evident in 55.9% of the police. This predominance was seen in all the general characteristics, showing organisational culture is influenced by these general characteristics.. Finally, it is concluded that this study identifies that the cultural style that is predominant in CFAPM, is the affiliative, which has characteristics of standard collectivism, with a developed subculture style.

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