Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Thu Dec 14 15:59:25 UTC 2006

A reporter asks the incoming UN Secretary-General, "How do you expect to change the culture of this organization?"

  M-W defines this extremely common usage: "the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution or organization <a corporate culture focused on the bottom line>."

  OED lacks this sense.


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