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authoritarian culture
A corporate culture in which all or most of the authority is retained at the top, typically with one or a few people. In an authoritarian culture, employees at the lower level of the hierarchy have little or no decision-making power and are expected to conform strictly to the organization's policies, procedures, processes and norms.
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See: autocratic leadership

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