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About the Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument (OCAI)

The Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument (OCAI), developed by © Kim Cameron and Robert Quinn at the University of Michigan, is a validated research method to assess organizational culture.

Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument

Learn more about the Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument in this section or download the OCAI Theory & Tool Information brochure.

The OCAI is based on the Competing Values Framework: one of the most used and useful frameworks in business (ten Have, 2003). Over 10,000 companies used it. It is well-researched and validated, but also compact with six aspects that reliably represent an organization's culture. The OCAI is a quick culture tool where you distribute 100 points between four “Competing Values”.

These four Competing Values correspond with four types of organizational culture. Every organization has its own mix of these four types of organizational culture.

Continue with the Competing Values Framework.