Demystifying Corporate Culture

While all business leaders seek to create high-performing corporate cultures, few succeed. What do those that succeed have in common? They all understand that the perceptions of the workforce are as significant in shaping behaviors as are the formal mechanisms.

Ira Gaberman and Marieke Witjes

Getting the right mix of strategy and culture creates a formula for business success. Pursuing a strategy of innovation in a dynamic market can only succeed within an inquisitive culture where the workforce pushes boundaries and management encourages new ideas and constructive risk-taking. Similarly, pursuing a strategy of high-volume, low-cost processes can only succeed within a disciplined culture where the workforce operates in an efficient, … [ Read more ]