Category - Organizational Culture

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How To Assimilate Remote Workers Into Your Company’s Culture

Posted on January 10, 2019 By Dr. Nancie Evans { no comments }

More and more, companies are turning to remote workers to help boost their revenue. According to a report from SurePayroll, 86 percent of employees say they hit “maximum productivity” when they work alone, and two-thirds of managers say remote employees are by far the most productive. Not only that, but remote workers reduce a company’s […]

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Losing Faith In Company Culture – How Google Lost Its Way

Posted on January 2, 2019 By Dr. Nancie Evans { no comments }

Google was once the beacon for how a company should operate. Thoughts of Google’s culture often included things like innovation, risk-taking, and a fun, people-oriented place to work. Today, however, long-time employees are losing faith in the company, believing that Google has lost its soul with exponential growth. According to Steven Yegge, a former Google […]

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Culture Change: What and Why

Posted on December 17, 2018 By Dr. Nancie Evans { no comments }

Culture is something that permeates and affects every aspect of a company. It is more than values, more than people, more than their behavior and more than their relationships. A company’s culture is about its underlying beliefs and assumptions that guide action and that are learned and shared by members of groups as they strive […]

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Managing Company Culture in a Growing Brand

Posted on December 4, 2018 By Dr. Nancie Evans { no comments }

The goal of any brand is to experience continual growth. But, how does this expansion affect the inner workings of the brand and the company itself? How can you make sure that your company’s culture, or ethos, can survive rapid growth? Or can you? Fortunately, there are steps you can take to ensure your culture […]

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The Power of Culture Camps

Posted on November 7, 2018 By Dr. Nancie Evans { no comments }

Culture camps are a fairly new phenomenon in the world of corporate culture. They offer leaders the unique chance to learn about how different groups have developed—and maintained—extremely successful company cultures. The Zappos Model One of the leaders in this new cultural arena is Zappos. One of the web’s leading online clothing and shoe retailers, […]

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Creating A Culture Champions Network

Posted on October 29, 2018 By Dr. Nancie Evans { no comments }

Defining a company’s culture can be tricky. Actually changing that culture can be even tougher. One effective way to drive internal change, however, is through what is known as “culture champions.” Here is our helpful guide on creating a culture champions network. What Exactly are “Champions Networks?” Just like every single company is different, so […]

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Mergers & Acquisitions – The Case for Culture

Posted on September 14, 2018 By Dr. Nancie Evans { no comments }

In 2015 a global Fortune 100 company asked us to conduct research to determine if including culture in merger and acquisition due diligence and integration activities would be a worthwhile investment. Interviews were conducted with seven of its leaders involved in both large and small acquisitions in five regions of the world. We probed to […]

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How To Use A Network Of Practices To Shape And Change Culture

Posted on September 11, 2018 By Dr. Nancie Evans { no comments }

Creating a culture by design is not easy, however, it is possible with the potential to achieve concrete results in a matter of months and not years as popularly believed. We’ve seen numerous examples in all sizes of companies across a wide range of industries and sectors that support this statement. In some cases, the […]

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Creating A Culture Of Transparency: Disclosing Sensitive Information

Posted on August 31, 2018 By Dr. Nancie Evans { no comments }

Disclosing Sensitive Information There is a wide range of reasons that leaders give to justify delays in sharing information with employees and others. This includes minimizing the risk of leaks to outside parties such as competitors, financial analysts and others who may use the information in a way that is harmful to the organization. The […]

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How To Create A Company Culture Of Transparency

Posted on August 27, 2018 By Dr. Nancie Evans { no comments }

Transparency is a quality we value in others, but especially our leaders. It is essential to establishing and maintaining credibility and trust, which in turn contributes to positive relationships, collaboration, idea generation and the sharing of knowledge. In organizations that value transparency, there is an understanding that information can and will be shared. Further, when […]

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