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Culture Functions for Creating Security Culture


[ 1 ] Instytut Działań Informacyjnych, Wydział Wojskowy, Akademia Sztuki Wojennej | [ P ] employee

Scientific discipline (Law 2.0)

[5.3] Security studies

Year of publication


Published in

Security Dimensions

Journal year: 2021 | Journal volume: vol. 37 | Journal number: no. 37

Article type

scientific article

Publication language


  • Culture
  • Education for safety
  • Internal security
  • Society

EN Publications on the issues of creating security culture are a valuable source of inspiration for research into the functions of culture. However, researchers generate different conclusions. They even suggest interdisciplinary consideration of facts, situations, phenomena and processes that take place in a complex security environment. This article is an answer to the main research question: what are the functions of the elements of culture for creating a security culture? Objectives: The research goal is to indicate selected definitions of culture and to identify the functions of culture for transformational changes in security culture. Moreover, the author, based on his knowledge and experience, gives examples of the implementation of these functions. Methods: The research process required the use of a critical analysis of the content of the literature, synthesis, abstraction, generalization, interpretation, analogy and comparison. Additionally, empirical case study methods and implicit participant observation were used. Results: The article contains selected definitions of culture with its components. The author presented the functions of culture for creating a high level of security culture. Conclusions: The research results show that the security culture is influencing by the following variables: intellectual culture, emotional potential and ethical culture.

Date of online publication

30.09.2021 (Date presumed)

Pages (from - to)

78 - 90





Bibliografia na stronach 89-90.

Copyrights to the institution

Akademia Sztuki Wojennej

License type

CC BY (attribution alone)

Open Access Mode

open journal

Open Access Text Version

final published version

Release date

30.09.2021 (Date presumed)

Date of Open Access to the publication

at the time of publication

Ministry points / journal


Ministry points / journal in years 2017-2021