Archive for October 2017

What Should Your Culture Be?

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on corporate culture.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs to explore previous material on evaluating, changing and establishing your corporate culture within the business context. To this point you have acknowledged that: Knowing your business’s culture is important. You have strategically asked your business’s…

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Your Negative Culture

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on corporate culture.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs to explore previous material on evaluating, changing and establishing your corporate culture within the business context. From your list of feedback on what others think of your reputation, you have divided them into groups of…

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Your Positive Culture

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on corporate culture.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs to explore previous material on evaluating, changing and establishing your corporate culture within the business context. From the exercise listed in the previous blog, you have collected a list of what others think of your…

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Discover Your Culture

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on corporate culture.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs to explore previous material on evaluating, changing and establishing your corporate culture within the business context. To understand how culture affects our business, we need to understand the existing culture within our business. As discussed before,…

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What’s Your Culture?

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on corporate culture.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs to explore previous material on evaluating, changing and establishing your corporate culture within the business context. Every organization has a culture. Your culture, good or bad, seen or unseen, is what keeps your organization together…

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Definition of Corporate Culture

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on corporate culture.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs to explore previous material on evaluating, changing and establishing your corporate culture within the business context. We are focusing on the definition of culture and how culture operates in a business environment. As described in…

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Definition of Culture

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on corporate culture.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs to explore previous material on evaluating, changing and establishing your corporate culture within the business context. My Merriam-Webster Dictionary (online) lists six different definition of culture. An online search produces dozens more.  My take-away is…

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Why Worry About Culture

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on corporate culture.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs to explore previous material on evaluating, changing and establishing your corporate culture within the business context. Before we get into the meat of the discussion about culture, it is important to understand why as business…

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Corporate Culture – An Introduction

One of the best byproducts of writing a book is the large amount of accumulated knowledge; some of it is in my book, some still in my file cabinet, and some still stuck in my head. Corporate culture is a topic that is still stuck in my head.  While corporate culture was not expressly addressed…

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