Corporate Culture

Trust comes from transparency
Transparency is the norm today – Everyone is watching

Transparency is the norm today - Trust comes from transparency It's been dubbed the "diesel dupe". The German car giant VW has admitted cheating emissions tests in the US. According...

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What is key to creating a high performance culture
What is key to creating a high performance culture

Understanding employee motivation and aspiration is key to creating a high performance culture A new global career survey of employees released today by Right Management finds that only 10 percent...

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Organizational culture is largely invisible
Organizational culture is largely invisible

What have the invisible man and the organizational culture in common Do the invisible man and the organizational culture have anything in common? Too many leaders assume they know what...

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Corporate culture at Amazon hit by iceberg symptom
Corporate culture at Amazon hit by iceberg symptom

What is the internal organizational culture like at Amazon If there was anyone left who thought Amazon was a doe-eyed startup with a penchant for brightly coloured bean bags and...

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The organizational shadow phenomenon
The organizational shadow impact

Organizational culture is the shadow of the leadership Leaders shape company culture through their behaviors The behavior of the senior team has a direct impact on the performance and productivity...

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Why is organizational culture change difficult
Why is organizational culture change difficult

The culture of an organization is practically its DNA An organization’s culture is deeply embedded in the system and is therefore extremely difficult to change. Changing an organization’s culture is one...

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Complacency will kill the cat
Curiosity didn’t kill the cat – Complacency will kill the cat

The band "Curiosity killed the cat" The band "Curiosity Killed the Cat" appeared out of nowhere, as if they were transported from a parallel universe wherein blue-eyed soul was seen as...

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transformational change
Forced to make transformational change

Wave after wave of change - pressure to make transformational change In an industry that historically has changed at a sedate pace, big banks have been altering the way they...

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Organizational culture a key signal
Organizational culture a key signal

Transparency hits corporate culture In 2014 Merriam Webster’s dictionary stated that ”culture” was the most popular word of the year. Well, it has now become one of the most important words...

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The dark side of business
The dark side of business – The rise of complacency

The dark side of business  - The rise of complacency A common pitfall for many successful organizations is the rise of complacency. Complacency attempts to ride the good feeling of...

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Organizational cultural due diligence
Organizational cultural due diligence – Mergers & Acquisitions

Conflicting cultures is one of the bigger challenges of Mergers & Acquisitions The role of organizational culture in mergers and acquisitions When it comes to Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), most...

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Changing organizational culture is daunting
Changing organizational culture is daunting

Successful execution of a growth strategy depends heavily on having a culture that drives high performance. Changing the culture, however, is daunting for any organization.

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