corporate culture

Jerry Tarasofsky's picture

Ideas for Leaders: Quit and Stay

A culture for retaining people

Keeping the people on our team fully engaged can be a real leadership challenge. When we don't get this right, one possibility is that people will actually quit but stay on the payroll! This video speaks to one strategy to minimize the chances of this happening.

Jim Taggart's picture

Is Your Innovation Strategy Aligned with Your Culture?

BeanStep back for a moment and take an objective look at your company. Then answer these three questions:

Susan Radojevic's picture

Leadership, Culture or Strategy – Which one wins?

Since the year 2000, we have been in what experts are now calling “the Creativity Age”, where technology, information and ease of global connections are accelerating the creation of new ideas at a record pace. Change like this can only mean one thing – opportunity! To seize this opportunity and gain the most value will take leadership, vision and courage. And therein lies the challenge.

Jim Taggart's picture

A Blueprint for Learning & Knowledge Creation

We’ve heard for a number of years about the importance of learning in organizations. Our world is changing faster because of technology.

Jim Taggart's picture

In Memory of the World’s Greenest CEO

Sometimes people are taken from us much too soon – people who are doing extraordinary good for the planet.

Jim Taggart's picture

Do You Know the Difference Between Corporate Culture and Climate?

I’ve touched on the topic of corporate culture in previous posts, but today I want to look at the distinction between culture and climate. Trying to get a grasp on what makes an organization tick and understanding how people either collaborate or undermine one another is akin to trying to nail jello to the wall. It’s easier said than done.

Jim Taggart's picture

How Mutual Commitment Leads to Excellence: The Lincoln Electric Story

My last post The Race to the Bottom: Demolishing Corporate Pensions was a bit of a depressing–yet realistic depiction–of what is happening in many Western countries when it comes to the economic blight being imposed on workers.

Jim Taggart's picture

Monkey See, Monkey Do: Why Many Organizations are Dysfunctional

From Jim's Blog:

I love Leo Babauta’s Zen Habits, in which he writes on simple productivity and life issues. His recent book The Power of Less is a compact and practical guide to reclaiming your life from busyness and inefficiency. I highly recommend it.

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Ken Blanchard - Building Strong Corporate Culture

The co-author of The One Minute Manager, Leading At A Higher Level, Raving Fans, Whale Done and a host of other best-selers, the wise and insightful Dr. Ken Blanchard on your role in building a strong corporate culture. Note he sends out a message every morning to reinforce the values and direction of the company and to inspire and 'excite' them. What do you do?

Published here with permission from The Ken Blanchard Group of Companies

Steve Simpson's picture

A different angle on corporate culture - introducing UGRs

If you would like to access an article on unwritten ground rules or 'UGRs', there is one attached. Hope you find it of value.


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