Why culture trumps strategy

Consultants Mind

I first heard the phrase “Culture Trumps Strategy” in 2008. Culture lasts. Culture is everywhere. It’s why I like … Continue reading → Learning Consulting Culture Leadership Strategy Intuitively this makes sense. Employees don’t need online training to understand it. It’s who we are. It’s what we stand for.

Why data culture matters

McKinsey

Organizational culture can accelerate the application of analytics, amplify its power, and steer companies away from risky outcomes. Here are seven principles that underpin a healthy data culture.

Organizational Culture And Change Consulting Growth with Donna Brighton: Podcast #60

Consulting Success

Organizational Culture And Change Consulting Growth with Donna Brighton: Podcast #60 is a post from: Consulting Success. Consulting Success Podcast Brighton Leadership Group consulting growth Donna Brighton Leadership organizational culture

Getting Culture Right

Martinka Consulting

It was an exhibition of culture at its best. While there’s an endless supply of “bad” stories about managers, culture, etc. a good way to start the new year is to consider what a good culture means, whether you have a few employees, dozens, scores, or hundreds. Realize even companies with the best culture still have issues, but those issues are at the other end of the spectrum from the shenanigans on The Office.

Culture codes

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: I really loved the Culture Code, Dan Coyles’s recent book. The post Culture codes appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. In this podcast he summarises the important ideas around creating psychological safety which he outlines in the book. My quotable quotes include these: We’ve been running from lions a lot longer than we’ve been running for the bus. Consulting Well Manage others

Closing the Culture Gap

Strategy+Business

Are you a leader who is eager to show a commitment to culture, but unsure how to do so? Or do you see other leaders pushing for "culture change" and feel private doubt even while you are outwardly encouraging?

Kalypso Interviews & Culture

Management Consulted

KALYPSO CULTURE. Kalypso prides itself on its fun and informal culture; the firm wants to hire “characters with character.” However, Kalypso has a reputation for having little bureaucracy and hierarchy built in to its culture. KALYPSO.

Infosys Consulting Interviews & Culture

Management Consulted

To overcome this obstacle, Pratt set himself to studying the examples available and devising a strategy that would create a cohesive culture across the entire Infosys spectrum. INFOSYS CONSULTING CULTURE. As such, humility is a core part of the Infosys culture.

Cultural density

Seth Godin Blog

In your organization, how many decisions and interactions are driven by culture first? While it's possible to imagine an organization that has no culture, one that is merely a context-free meritocracy and game-theory driven machine, that's unlikely.

Competitive or Collaborative Culture – Which is Better?

LSA Global

Competitive or Collaborative Culture in the Workplace. As a leader, how do you know when a competitive or collaborative culture is better? The Benefits of a Competitive Workplace Culture. The Downside of Competitive Workplace Cultures. Blog High Performance Culture

How to Cultivate a Data-Inclusive Culture

Strategy+Business

A data-inclusive culture, which honors data's place as a significant asset while also respecting risks, is a necessary component of any successful organization

How Does Culture Affect the Workplace?

LSA Global

How Does Culture Affect the Workplace? As clear and compelling as your strategy may be, it must go through your culture to be successfully implemented. Because your workplace culture must be aligned with your strategy, smart leaders ask “How does culture affect the workplace?”.

Creating an innovation culture

McKinsey

Corning’s Silicon Valley technology chief shares how to stay creative over the long haul, drawing on 40 years of experience. Our Insights

A.T. Kearney Interview & Culture

Management Consulted

KEARNEY INTERVIEW AND CULTURE. Their focus is on: structure and governance, processes, technology enablement, resource configuration and capabilities and culture. Culture, culture, culture. Kearney culture and what makes it stand out and embrace change as you’ll be in for a steep learning curve. KEARNEY CULTURE. There are, however, 2 key traits that are consistently trumpeted: Collaborative culture.

Change Behaviors to Change Corporate Culture

LSA Global

To Change Corporate Culture, Change Behaviors. Change behaviors to change corporate culture. Follow a few principles of human psychology, stick with the program and make sure all structures, processes and systems support the cultural changes that you seek.

Building the zero-based culture

McKinsey

There’s a soft side to zero-basing. Businesses that want zero-basing’s changes to last ignore it at their peril. Insights on Operations

The Cambridge Group: Interviews & Culture

Management Consulted

When two separate and unique cultures collide there is always bound to be some conflict. THE CAMBRIDGE GROUP CULTURE. This helps with team collaboration on projects, and has helped the firm tremendously in building the tight-knit office culture that it has. THE CAMBRIDGE GROUP.

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How a Bad Company Culture Impacts Business Results

LSA Global

Bad Company Culture Definition. We define company culture as the way things actually get done in an organization. Good or Bad Company Culture Definition. Cultures can be either good or bad for your workforce and aligned or unaligned with your strategy.

Culture vs Strategy

Tom Spencer

Culture is about who you are, and why you do things. Culture is arguably more important than strategy because, if you look at it over the lifetime of a product or an organisation, the culture is the only thing that will really matter. The strategy and the products are today’s strategy and today’s products, but over time the strategies and the products will change while the culture will remain. Business Strategy culture innovation organisational devlopment strategy

The Link between Engagement and Company Culture

LSA Global

Employee Engagement and Company Culture. The link between engagement and company culture is not hard to find. We define culture as how and why things truly get done in an organization. Why Engagement and Culture Matter. The Link between Engagement and Company Culture.

A Misaligned Workplace Culture Creates Problems

LSA Global

A Misaligned Workplace Culture Creates Problems. Once you accept the fact that workplace culture matters (and matters a lot) when you are trying to build a high performing organization, then you can focus your attention on what culture gaps might exist. Why Culture Matters.

Simon-Kucher & Partners Interviews & Culture

Management Consulted

SIMON-KUCHER & PARTNERS INTERVIEWS & CULTURE. This says a lot about the type of firm culture Simon-Kucher has aimed to build. SIMON-KUCHER & PARTNERS CULTURE. The post Simon-Kucher & Partners Interviews & Culture appeared first on Management Consulted.

Gallup Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

GALLUP CONSULTING INTERVIEWS AND CULTURE. GALLUP CONSULTING CULTURE. Gallup communicates that its culture is defined by the following considerations: People are our priority. With a name that evokes the Wild Wild West, Gallup Consulting just sounds like a fun place to work.

Conversations That Kill Your Culture

Strategy+Business

Deceptive organizational messages may be embedded in the culture and repeated throughout the company as a matter of course. Your company may have a big problem in the stories people tell each other.

Santa goes cultural

Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Although it’s christmas themed, this is a really fun ad about cultural difference! The post Santa goes cultural appeared first on Consultants' Consultant. Can you speak New Ziland? Consulting Well Inspiration

What a More Transparent Company Culture Can Do

LSA Global

A More Transparent Company Culture. From police forces using body cameras to Whole Foods sharing salary information, more and more companies are looking into creating a more transparent company culture to build trust and create high levels of employee advocacy.

Global Culture Survey 2017

Strategy+Business

Tell us who you think the most capable leaders are, and what they do to excel at both strategy and execution. See also "Wanted: Ambidextrous Leaders

The Relationship between Corporate Culture and Growth

LSA Global

Corporate Culture Affects Revenue Growth. If you want to create year over year revenue growth , be sure you understand the relationship between corporate culture and growth. Smart leaders know growth strategies must go through culture to produce results.

Aqua Culture

Strategy+Business

A new book describes how Israel has relied on technology and smart incentives to turn a water deficit into a liquid surplus. Can California and other arid areas learn the same lessons

Conversations That Kill Your Culture

Strategy+Business

Deceptive organizational messages may be embedded in the culture and repeated throughout the company as a matter of course. Your company may have a big problem in the stories people tell each other.

How to Not Lose Your Company’s Culture During Change

LSA Global

Is It Possible to Lose Your Company’s Culture During Change? Unfortunately, it is possible to lose your company’s culture during change. We define company culture as the way things truly get done in a company. In short, an organization’s culture is what defines it.

6 Ways to Support Your Desired Culture

LSA Global

Support Your Desired Culture. More leaders are looking for ways support their desired culture in the wake of the recent high profile cultural derailments of companies like VW, Wells Fargo, Uber and the Veteran’s Administration. What Happened Culturally?

AlixPartners Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

ALIXPARTNERS CULTURE . The post AlixPartners Interviews and Culture appeared first on Management Consulted. ALIXPARTNERS CONSULTING. Today, we continue our Firm Profile series by looking at AlixPartners. AlixPartners is an international business advisory firm based in Southfield, MI known for its work in corporate turnarounds, bankruptcy assignments and restructuring.

KPMG Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

KPMG CONSULTING CULTURE. KPMG prides itself on its work culture, with particular emphasis on work life balance. Social Media: The post KPMG Consulting Interviews and Culture appeared first on Management Consulted. KPMG CONSULTING. With a global workforce of 160,000 people and global revenues of $24.82B for the 2014 financial year, it’s pretty obvious KPMG isn’t messing around when it comes to, well, anything.

Making Small Culture Changes for Big Results

LSA Global

Sometimes Small Culture Changes Can Deliver Big Results. For many leaders, changing culture can be a confusing and daunting task. So how do you identify the small culture changes that will deliver the greatest results? Blog High Performance Culture

Culture for a digital age

McKinsey

In a digital world, solving these cultural problems is no longer optional. Risk aversion, weak customer focus, and siloed mind-sets have long bedeviled organizations. Our Insights

Why You’re Struggling to Improve Company Culture

Markovitz Consulting

The new Proqis BTOES Insights report on operational excellence is out, and by a landslide margin (55% to 37%), the most critical challenge for respondents is “improving the company culture.” Anytime I read that culture is a stumbling block for companies pursuing continuous improvement, I go back to John Shook’s reflections on NUMMI. Why do 55% of the BTOES respondents say that cultural improvement is such a challenge? Changing an organization’s culture is no small feat.

20 Questions to Help You Uncover Your Client's TRUE Culture and Politics

Consulting Matters

Here's 20 questions to help you uncover your client's true culture and politics (and I promise you - it's not what's posted on the organizational chart or the values hanging in the break room!). DEFINING THE REAL CORPORATE CULTURE. To win business and deliver results - all consultants MUST cultivate their political savvy. While we may think that executives hire consultants for economic reasons - the reality is that more often that not, we're brought in for political reasons.

Global Culture Survey 2018

Strategy+Business

Do you know how people within your organization respond, work, collaborate, and, dare we say, feel

Accelerate Culture Change by Leveraging Your Strengths

LSA Global

To Accelerate Culture Change, Focus on the Strengths of Your Culture. The Positive Approach to Accelerate Culture Change. Sure, there are almost always aspects of workplace culture you want to change. Four Best Practices to Accelerate Culture Change.