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Post date: April 7, 2020
Few other industries have the potential to impact life and death as much as the healthcare sector. But healthcare organizations that don’t provide sufficient attention to learning, improvement and growth put their patients’ safety and well-being at risk.  A Project to Create AlignmentA team I led...
Post date: February 22, 2017
Have you ever sensed that, when it comes to getting humans to work together effectively, many “innovative” HR solutions do nothing but imperfectly reinvent the wheel?   If so, you’re in good company. Garry Ridge is president and CEO of WD-40 Company. My passion is workplace culture building, and I...
Post date: January 14, 2016
Have you ever spent time with a company that has a really strong safety culture?  Strong safety cultures are woven into employee actions as naturally as the way we breathe in and out. Even as a supplier, you feel the safety imperative—from gentle reminders to hold hand rails when walking down a...
Post date: August 20, 2019
“Can you help us hire for culture fit?” is a question I receive on a weekly basis. The real question companies should be asking is “Should we hire for culture fit and if so, how?” Many organizations believe that the ability of new hires to “fit” within the company culture directly impacts their job...
Post date: December 18, 2018
Peter Drucker was certainly on to something when he quipped, “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Organizational culture is the accumulation of behaviors, beliefs, and social norms that define excellence in a given organization. If strategy sets the course for where an organization wants to go,...
Post date: January 23, 2020
Organizational development expert Edgar Schein describes organizational culture as a pattern of shared basic assumptions that the group learned as it solved its problems of external adaptation and internal integration that has worked well enough to be considered valid and, therefore, to be taught...
Post date: March 21, 2019
Transformational leadership is easy to understand, easy to implement, and more realistic than some of the other leadership forms. Transformational leadership is one leadership style that should be embraced at the senior level of organizations to manage organizational knowledge through implementing...
Post date: May 21, 2020
We call my parent’s house Casa de Mano. In naming the house, we had no claims to pretension nor desire to convey that we lived in a historic estate, filled which magic and mystery. Rather, the naming was an homage to a childhood lesson on the importance of family.  In order to impart this lesson on...
Post date: April 9, 2020
Amy Cappellanti-Wolf brings more than three decades of experience to the conversation about organizational design, complex transformations and executive leadership. Before serving as the former Senior Vice President and CHRO of Symantec, she led global HR as the CHRO of Silver Spring Networks,...
Post date: November 29, 2018
What does it mean when “culture” is a part of your job title or role description? Can one person (or even a whole functional area) alone be totally in charge of and wield its power?  Culture is not about amenities, employee appreciation days, company picnics, or community service events. It is “a...