“Culture eats strategy (change) for breakfast.” True? Are our current organizational cultures up for the strategies of 2011?". Yes, and survey says ... This question was posed … [Read more...] about Survey says “Issues of the 21st Century are more complex”. Guest post Walter McFarlane (“Culture eats Strategy” series Part 3)
Can you absorb a 25% hit to your program ROI? 15%? OR, what if you could drive 100% of the projected ROI? All organizational changes (projects, programs, initiatives) are … [Read more...] about “Culture is like the fundamental laws of physics” guest post Olivier Riviere (“Culture eats Strategy” series Part 2)
It is a 'dirty secret’: (a) strategies assume a “ready” culture but existing cultures are almost NEVER “ready” for transformational change (b) lip service is paid to culture … [Read more...] about “Culture eats Strategy (change) for breakfast” – dirty secret? Solutions (Part 1)
Okay, this is an experiment at crowdsourcing solutions ... here's the dilemma: we all know that culture is a "challenge" for our current change initiative, Program or Project … [Read more...] about Dilemma: can you, should you, attempt to change your organization’s culture? Thoughts?
If you recognize that your organization needs either a wholesale culture change (as Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop expressed this week (2)) or tweaking in certain units, this book will … [Read more...] about How can you change your organization’s culture? Book Review: “Diagnosing and Changing Organizational Culture (1)
Well my vote won’t surprise - but this might - just before the recession hit (BTW are we back to this point yet?), Boston Consulting Group did a survey of 4700 executives in 83 … [Read more...] about What is THE critical organizational capability for 2011?
I am almost done reading "Diagnosing and Changing Organizational Culture" by Kim S. Cameron and Robert E. Quinn (renowned thought leaders in this space). This book directly … [Read more...] about Must we really look at organizational culture to get ROI and sustainability?
In the transformational change that we support we are often asked (implicitly) to change the original 'contract' that employees 'signed up for'. This immediately positions a before … [Read more...] about Strategic success into 2020 requires new social contracts with employees
Is your Brand Promise important to you? (Huh?) Is it important to preserve a stellar customer experience during change? As you make changes throughout your organization do you … [Read more...] about Is your Brand Promise on the Change Train?
Social media is shaping our buying patterns, our opinions and our cultures. What will this mean to our economies, our world views and our ways of life? We thought we were already … [Read more...] about Does social media change us? Yes – bullying as a case study