The Culture of Elitism

CaseInterview.com

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the cult/culture of elitism. Over the last 15 years, I’ve systematically moved away from this culture. I’ve found the elitism culture far too limiting. If you’re successful within the culture, you overlook the opportunities to connect with, learn from, and befriend people who don’t fit the traditional “elite” criteria. The entire premise of elitism is hierarchy.

Developing Culture in Your Organization

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Culture is the thing that drives performance. Here are three steps you can take to start fostering culture within your organization In different organizations around the world, you may have heard about the importance of developing one.

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

How Your Organization Can Benefit From an Open and Respectful Culture w/ Johnathan Grzybowski

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Leadership culture podcast strategy peopleIn this episode, we were joined by Johnathan Grzybowski, Co-founder & CMO of Penji. Offering a variety of on-demand graphic design services, Penji works with businesses to provide external design support for a monthly fee.

Workplace Culture Conflicts

Harvard Business

Are you at odds with your company’s culture? They talk through what to do when your company celebrates one kind of worker and ignores others, everyone seems to fit in but you, or a hard-charging culture is hurting performance and employee morale. Organizational culture Change management Managing up AudioDan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Alicia Tillman, the CMO of SAP.

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

Focusing on culture to drive growth

McKinsey

Embracing a growth mind-set and working with customers to develop innovative new products has been the recipe for growth at Amcor. Marketing & Sales Insights

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

When Company Culture Counts

Joellyn Sargent

As we talked, many were surprised to realize organizational culture was an essential differentiator between organizations that weather the storm well and those that sink in the face of adversity. Why Does Culture Count? Thankfully, as strong culture can help leaders avoid the trap. Company Culture is Strategic. The culture of your organization emanates from the top. As such, the culture your create needs to be intentional. culture.

How to Encourage Employee Feedback in Your Culture

LSA Global

Do Employees Speak Up in Your Culture? And it is your employer’s job to see that you are operating in a healthy corporate culture that encourages open communication and dissenting opinions. The question is, what kind of culture encourages employee feedback?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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?”.

Organizational culture in mergers: Addressing the unseen forces

McKinsey

Understanding culture, and proactively managing it, is critical to a successful integration. This requires a comprehensive approach. Insights on Organization

Is Your Corporate Culture Cultish?

Harvard Business

Organizational culture Digital ArticleThere’s such a thing as too many pep talks and team-building activities.

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.

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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High Performance Cultures: What every organization can learn from Ferrari, Bentley, and Lamborghini

Claris Consulting

High performance cars are similar to high performance cultures. In my book, 7 Principles of Transformational Leadership I outlined that driving a culture that is the equivalent of a finely tuned sports car requires embracing five high performance mindset shifts. Cultures are the same.

Making Empathy Central to Your Company Culture

Harvard Business

Emotional intelligence Organizational culture Digital ArticleHighlight the right behaviors.

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.

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 Build A No-Fail Trust Culture

Henry DeVries

A culture of connection, commitment and community has a strong appeal when you seek to attract high-paying customers and clients

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.

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.

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

How to Lead the Way to Your Aspired Culture

LSA Global

The Right Aspired Culture. There is no single right culture. The culture you as a leader choose to shape and cultivate should depend on what behaviors align best with your people and business strategies within your unique environment. Culture Follows Strategy.

How to Lead the Way to Your Aspired Culture

LSA Global

The Right Aspired Culture. There is no single right culture. The culture you as a leader choose to shape and cultivate should depend on what behaviors align best with your people and business strategies within your unique environment. Culture Follows Strategy.

Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Harvard Business

Organizational culture Operations management Change management Healthcare Digital ArticleHow one Wisconsin health system did it.

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

Scaling Culture in Fast-Growing Companies

Harvard Business

Organizational culture Entrepreneurship Managing people Digital ArticleIt’s not enough to rely on the charisma of the founders.

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.

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