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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...
Post date: January 30, 2020
Until society changes, we’ll continue to witness sexist behavior in organizations. Messages about women’s roles, appearance and their “rightful place” are everywhere. The stereotypes are not subtle, and they are pervasive in our entertainment, advertising and gendered language. Parents unwittingly...
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: October 18, 2018
Do you filter résumés based on the level of degree, years of experience, or geography? Have you created an interview template to ensure consistency around one or two theories of good interviewing? Do you use a personality profile to predict future success? When you’re making a new hire, more often...
Post date: December 10, 2019
Amazon, as an organization, is committed to building a Forever Day-1 culture that works to combine the size and scale advantages of a big company, the speed and agility of a startup, and the continuous upgrade of organizational capabilities. From the day he launched his new venture, Jeff Bezos has...
Post date: April 21, 2020
It’s a challenging time. Political divisiveness is rife. Economic gaps get wider. And now, the world is on edge over the health and economic impact of a new virus. It’s clear to me that employers must become the trusted entity in peoples’ lives, in addition to the source of earnings, career and job...
Post date: April 4, 2019
The sales department is in Shanghai, the manufacturing plant in Mumbai, leadership in London, and accounting in Abu Dhabi, yet everyone works for the same company. Today, it’s not uncommon for an organization to have offices all over the globe, spanning continents and languages. For these...
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: May 29, 2018
Values-based leadership is now widely accepted. Executives understand that liberating people to live shared values at work forges stronger business results. Yet, when it comes to the nuances involved in building values-based cultures, most leaders’ knowledge is simply incomplete. Here are three...
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,...