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Corporate Culture Performance Dilemma

The Culture-Performance Dilemma

Posted on August 20, 2019 By Dr. Nancie Evans { }

If you are a manager at any level in an organization, you need to care about culture. Specifically, you need to understand how your words and actions are affecting the values, beliefs and assumptions of the people within your sphere of influence, and particularly those who report to you. This goes well beyond behaving in […]

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Conducting Culture Due Diligence

Conducting Culture Due Diligence

Posted on July 25, 2019 By Dr. Nancie Evans { }

Every acquisition an organization makes, no matter how large or small, has a culture that defines the way things are done around here. This is deeply embedded in its DNA and affects all aspects of organizational life. It is anchored in a set of unconscious and taken-for-granted beliefs and assumptions about the expected and best […]

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A Leader's Sphere of Influence

Lesson 4: Who Are Your Leaders?

Posted on June 24, 2019 By Dr. Nancie Evans { }

Culture is created by shared experience, but it is the leader who initiates this process by acting out his or her beliefs, values, and assumptions in the behaviors he or she demonstrates and the practices he or she uses. So far, we have focused on senior leaders due to the power they have to drive […]

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Man pushing rock up hill as an example of how difficult organizational culture change can be.

When It Comes to Culture, Change Management Isn’t Enough

Posted on February 6, 2019 By Dr. Nancie Evans { }

Changing culture requires effective change management but change management is rarely if ever, enough to achieve meaningful and sustainable culture change. Imagine an entrepreneurial organization that values speed, creativity and innovation. Embedded in its culture is the belief that success depends on the ability to unleash the potential of individuals, be agile and take risks. […]

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How To Assimilate Remote Workers Into Your Company’s Culture

Posted on January 10, 2019 By Dr. Nancie Evans { }

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 { }

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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Managing Company Culture in a Growing Brand

Posted on December 4, 2018 By Dr. Nancie Evans { }

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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Announcing Our New Website!

Posted on August 22, 2018 By Dr. Nancie Evans { }

We at Culture-Strategy Fit are excited to announce our new and improved website at culturestrategyfit.com. After months of hard work, designing and redesigning, we have successfully created an informative, user-friendly site that highlights all our culture-based business products and services. Why Is A Company’s Culture So Important? Culture creates the capacity to achieve great things. […]

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where to next for the CEO and company culture

Where to Next for the CEO & Culture?

Posted on February 27, 2018 By Dr. Nancie Evans { }

A recent article in BOF, How Gucci’s Company Culture Fuels Business Success, about how the CEO of the company, Marco Bizzarri, has used culture to drive an impressive business turnaround speaks clearly to what every CEO needs to be doing about culture in 2018. Every CEO needs to be wading deeply into their company’s culture […]

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what CHRO should be doing in 2018

Where to Next for the CHRO & Culture? 5 Things Every CHRO Should be Doing in 2018

Posted on January 15, 2018 By Dr. Nancie Evans { }

The new year brings with it a time to reflect on what’s ahead and what we need to accomplish. For CHRO’s and other HR leaders, this will be a tough year. Not only is the external environment more competitive, dynamic, and complex, but inappropriate or disrespectful behavior and inequitable practices are less and less acceptable. […]

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