Why organizational culture is not the same thing as employee engagement.
- Encouraging a small number of actions can help an organization achieve its strategic and operational objectives.May 22, 2017 by Kristy Hull
- Organizing around a common purpose and sharing leadership encourages people to bring their authentic selves to work.
- By planning activities that encourage bonding and meaning, companies can help employees feel like they are a part of a team.November 7, 2016 by Augusto Giacoman
- The most important influencers of corporate behavior may not have a lofty title or an elevated slot in the organizational chart.July 6, 2016 by Reid Carpenter
- Before embarking on transformations, executives must establish trust with employees. Following this three-step process will help.May 24, 2016 by Augusto Giacoman
- People committed to common purposes and goals can change key elements of a company’s culture when they set strong ground rules that allow people to feel confident.May 17, 2016 by Jon Katzenbach
- Companies can tap their natural advantage when they focus on changing a few important behaviors, enlist informal leaders, and harness the power of employees’ emotions. See also “What Is Corporate Culture?”
- To attract and retain the young employees who are coming to dominate the workforce, companies should turn to a fresh take on a mature concept: teaming.January 13, 2016 by Katherine Dugan
- For Aetna’s CEO, the lauded move to raise employee wages is just part of a broader strategy to adapt to changes in healthcare.
- How to convert extraordinary behaviors into ordinary parts of your culture.February 17, 2014 by Jon Katzenbach
- Forget the monolithic change management programs and focus on the elements of your culture that drive performance.
- A new survey shows that when executives fail to focus on culture, their change initiatives founder.
- As companies evolve away from traditional hierarchies, a major cultural shift is required.
- CEOs are stepping up to a new role, as leaders of their company’s thinking and behavior.
- Leaders can learn a lot from the late Apple CEO, but not all of it should be emulated.May 29, 2012 by Jon Katzenbach
- Analysis of informal networks offers a potent leadership model for the C-suite: Make top teams the hub of the enterprise, and watch performance improve.
- The methods used by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to promote health in a West Virginia city can also be used to raise organizational performance.May 24, 2011 by Rutger von Post
- Edgar Schein, MIT’s sage of organizational culture, explains why the quest for accountability should start with interdependence.
- Start using it instead — to reinforce and build the new behaviors that will give you the high-performance company you want.
- Five factors make the greatest difference in fostering the new behaviors needed for a transformation. All of them reflect the basic importance of people in implementing and embedding change.
- Both big business and big government should shift their management cultures from compromise to integration.November 1, 2010 by Jon Katzenbach
- Integrating formal metrics and informal communication can lead to new levels of performance.
- Post-recession success depends on tapping the informal aspects of an organization and avoiding the temptation to rely solely on formal systems, processes, and programs.
- Any company that competes on the global stage must, in light of today’s changing workforce, rethink the way it manages people.
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