Friday, December 29, 2006

Business Culture 1st in a series
Where management stops and Leadership begins. Click here for a PDF File

In the past month I’ve had multiple conversations about business culture with organizations wanting to alter or change their current culture.

These organizations felt so strongly about this potential change they are willing to invest substantial assets to make it happen. So what is culture all about?

Have you ever heard two people in the same profession talk about where they work; one expounding how great a place it is to work and how people are lined up trying to get in? The other indicating they feel like a cog in a wheel and wish they could find another place to work. These views are most likely the results of the two different business cultures!

Imagine working at Microsoft or Apple in their beginning years and what that would have been like. Now imagine working for a company today that is 20 some years behind in technology and thinking. You’ve just experienced two very different cultures!

With that in mind is it any wonder companies that want top performance are talking about and examining their own culture!

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