This paper explores the impact of affirmative action on the culture of small business enterprises in South Africa. The functions of organizational culture are explored and utilized to reach a deeper understanding of the desired impact of affirmative action. Managers are identified as holding key roles as change agents. Recommendations include managing change from a culture perspective directed at creating participative management processes and shifting the enterprise’s essential values.
Visagie, J. (1999), "The influence of affirmative action on SMME culture in South Africa", Participation and Empowerment: An International Journal, Vol. 7 No. 6, pp. 148-162. https://doi.org/10.1108/14634449910298222Download as .RIS
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