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Ng, JCY 2013, 'Organizational food culture : a theoretical and empirical construct', DBA thesis, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW.

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Research has indicated that environmental factors influence individual food practice. An individual’s food practice, in turn, will influence the person’s health. Research has also indicated that organisational culture influences individual behaviour. Given this, it is possible for an organisation’s food culture to have an influence on an employee’s health via employee’s food practice.

As there is a current dearth of research on the topic of organisational food culture, this research has been conducted. In this research, a theoretical construct of organisational food culture is first proposed. Then, a parsimonious empirical construct of organisational food culture is developed and tested.