Cultures Clash

I remember reading that the three reasons mergers or acquisitions fail is that: You pay too much You don’t act quickly enough to take redundant cost out Cultures Clash [...]

Do These Cost-Saving Collaboration Strategies Actually Work?

The Culture around here has to change! We hear this from executives over and over again. Why? First let’s start with market dynamics. Are these things happening to your company or industry? […]

Become a Great Workplace By Measuring Your Culture

More business leaders care about culture these days but more often than not, the cultures they work in are unconscious and not aligned with the company’s strategy. ‘How we get [...]

Culture – The Illusive Culprit

How aligned is your culture with your strategy? There are few leaders who aren’t painfully aware of the famous Peter Drucker quote “Culture eats strategy for breakfast”. Yet few pay purposeful attention to culture. Since 1955, 89% of the Fortune 500 listed have come and gone! We believe that culture when ignored, leads to an organization’s demise. Yet, it is tough to put your finger on organization culture like you would many other things in business – it can feel nebulous and illusive. Leaders often feel that culture cannot be managed but this view leads to complacency. Left unattended, company cultures evolve into weedy gardens that choke out the execution of strategy. What is Culture? […]

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