The Synthesis of the Variables Formulates Rewards System Culture (ReSCulture)

  • Theodoros Stavrinoudis
  • Christos KakarougkasEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


This manuscript resumes a systematic four-year scientific work, aiming to present the synthesis of the ReSCulture (Rewards System Culture) variables, which will be able to investigate and analyze in depth the role of rewards systems in processes of organizational culture change in the hospitality industry. In line with the above- mentioned main objective, the literature review will summarize the codification of the international theory regarding: organizational culture and the processes of changing it (Cooperrider and Whitney 2005; Burnes 2009; Kotter 2012; Stavrinoudis and Kakarougkas 2016a, b), the obstacles to cultural change (Lozano 2012; Cameron and Green 2015; Kakarougkas and Stavrinoudis 2016) as well as the five interrelated and interdependent groups of elements that constitute a rewards system within an organization (Caudill and Porter 2014; Hall-Ellis 2014; Stavrinoudis and Kakarougkas 2017a). Through the conceptual synthesis of the findings of the two theoretical strands, eleven specialized and complex hypotheses have been emerged, which are being investigated by one hundred eleven ReSCulture variables.


Rewards systems Organizational culture Change Hotels 

JEL Classification

M14 Corporate culture Diversity Social responsibility 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationUniversity of the AegeanChiosGreece

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