Five factors make the greatest difference in fostering the new behaviors needed for a transformation. All of them reflect the basic importance of people in implementing and embedding change.
Content: Article | Authors: Anna Brown, Ashley Harshak, DeAnne Aguirre | Source: strategy+business | Subject: Change Management
Start using it instead — to reinforce and build the new behaviors that will give you the high-performance company you want.
Content: Article | Authors: Ashley Harshak, Jon R. Katzenbach | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Change Management, Management, Organizational Behavior
The ability to diagnose the beneficial attributes of a culture, and then use them to motivate strategically important behavior, is one of the key factors that differentiate peak-performing organizations from the also-rans in their field.
Content: Quotation | Authors: Ashley Harshak, Jon R. Katzenbach | Source: strategy+business | Subject: Culture
A corporate culture takes some of its attributes from the professional and educational background of participants. An electronics engineering–driven company has a very different cultural ambiance from a pharmaceutical firm, a bank, or a “metal-bending” manufacturer. Culture is also influenced by the attitudes of the founders, the location of the headquarters, the types of customers that the company serves, and the experiences people have together. … [ Read more ]
Content: Quotation | Authors: Ashley Harshak, Jon R. Katzenbach | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Culture, Organizational Behavior