133 results for tag: corporate culture


Culture’s Impact on Successful Change

"Culture eats strategy for breakfast." By now we've all heard that famous quote attributed to Peter Drucker and have come to recognize its validity. To grasp the powerful connection between culture and strategy, think no further than your last change ...
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Forget Your Dream Job

It's all about the company. A recent study by Lucy English shows dream companies hold the secret to workplace happiness. Lucy, a sociologist and expert in the area of strategic human capital management, joined Tony Vlahos, Host of ExecuNet Master Class to ...
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5 Things You Should Do to Revive a Toxic Work Culture

Are your employees tired? Discouraged? Burnt out? If the answer is yes, you may have a toxic culture at work. That's a problem.  Unhappy workers are less productive, make more mistakes, and are more likely to seek employment elsewhere. Work culture ...
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Why We Loathe Leadership Training

It's more important for success than strategy, technology, and even products. The only way for an organization to survive and thrive long-term:  the ability to generate and regenerate talent on a continual basis. But how?  Of all the things we do to ...
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The Most Important Question You’re Not Asking Nearly Enough

What will we be able to do after X that we can't do now? Replace X with your next big investment. Replace X with your desire for more sales training. Or replace X with that shiny, bright, and new app or piece of software the marketing folks are telling ...
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Keeping Workplace Teams Fresh, Relevant — and Productive

At the heart of successful organizations are people who work well together. But, what are the circumstances that lead people to want to team up again and again? Research by Stanford University sociologist Daniel McFarland suggests the reasons people ...
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Leadership & Millennial Domination

It's an exciting time to be in leadership. As a new generation enters the workforce, cubicles, hallways, and remote locations will be dominated before long. Every day at work, I learn something from the Millennial workforce that I mentor and encounter. ...
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3 Practices that Helped Costco Crack the Code on Corporate Culture and Become America’s Best Employer

Costco Wholesale moved in front of Google to earn the title of America's best large employer this year. To determine America's best employer each year, Statista and Forbes survey 30,000 workers at US organizations, asking them questions about their work ...
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10 Daily Practices That Show Respect to Your Team

Disrespect seems to be running rampant everywhere, including our workplaces. Yet when a leader shows they respect their team, the benefits become obvious: people are motivated, dedicated, loyal and the leader becomes a talent magnet – the best workers want ...
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5 Great Ways to Keep Your Super Stars

When giving feedback to your superstar performers, the key issue to recognize is that the "no news is good news" feedback approach is not an effective management technique for handling them. Too often we assume that these individuals know how much we value ...
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3 Most Common Ways American Entrepreneurs are Culturally Blind

There is a significant problem in corporate America today with foreign workers and it's not the problem Donald Trump is obsessed with (that there are too many foreign workers). Instead, the problem, as I see it, is that American businesses are missing major ...
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Don’t Bother Hiring the “Perfect” Candidate

Sydney Finkelstein made a name for himself as a management professor who focused his research on failure. In an earlier book, Why Smart Executives Fail (Portfolio 2004), he examined the traits of leaders and managers who seemed to have all the right stuff, ...
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