When an organization faces disaster or misses an opportunity, hindsight reveals that all the signs were there, but those who saw didn’t feel comfortable sharing what they knew. The responsibility rests with the leader of the organization, who must create a culture in which people feel safe and empowered to
Companies around the world are shifting their teams to permanent remote or hybrid work, in part to accommodate the majority of knowledge workers who say they want flexible work options post-pandemic. Many organizations viewed telecommuting as a temporary solution at the onset of Covid, but are now faced with the
Each society has its values, norms and beliefs that it practices daily. The objective of following such phenomena is common – survival, growth and prosperity. The essential part of such a social system is that it promotes interaction, social connections, knowledge sharing, consensus, collective goals, inclusivity and, most importantly, participation.
Many business leaders feel that culture is both everything and nothing. That it’s spongy and you can’t quantify it. How nice to have until something more pressing gets in the way [read: all the time]. Author James L. Heskett systematically dismantles these beliefs in his forthcoming book, Win from Within:
Company culture, enabled by strong leadership, has never been more important to organizations than in the past year as COVID-19 forced drastic changes in the workplace. This leadership, however, was not just that of the people at the top; equally important were the informal leaders in the ranks who embody
by Corey Mosley Why is organizational culture important, you ask? Your culture impacts everything from performance to how your company is perceived in the media. This article looks at 7 reasons why your organization needs to do some soul-searching. Why is it important that your organizational culture be one way
Scott is the co-founder of Fuse box, a utility management technology solutions company. Getty Cultural strength within an organization plays an important role in the success of the organization, especially in times of chaos. Organizational structure refers to the values and beliefs shared by leaders and employees and woven into
By Michael Flowers Creating a strong organizational culture is one of the key levers leaders can use in their quest to develop high-performing teams. Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Colin Powell, used to say, “Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. While strategy provides a structure of
ABSTRACT Is management the missing ingredient in the fusion of organizational culture and remote work? Those who have had experience working remotely are broad supporters of this notion. Its success depends, on the one hand, on an effective culture driven by senior managers who embrace the notion of remote working.