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Apparently, Organizational Culture is Crap

Dan Pontefract

You may find it interesting to know, for example, that they “strive to maintain the open culture often associated with startups.”

Cultural Alignment

Clark Quinn

I was thinking about the ways in which organizations can support performance. The post Cultural Alignment appeared first on Learnlets.

Lateral Organizations

Harold Jarche

Lateral organizations, or more egalitarian structures, have been the exception. It needs trust and a strong culture to work. Wirearchy

Culture or Cultures?

Clark Quinn

A twitter pointer led me to an HBR article arguing that We’re Thinking about Organizational Culture all Wrong. In it, the author argues that it’s fallacious to think that there’s just one organizational culture, , and that all people buy into it. The first is that the cultural values may be interpreted differently.

Corporate culture

Harold Jarche

Tweet Next month I’ll be discussing corporate culture at Sibos in Toronto. This is how you develop a healthy corporate culture.

Is Your Corporate Culture The Root Cause Of Bad Meetings?

Dan Pontefract

Worse, however, is the fact meetings are very unproductive costing organizations an incredible $37 billion annually due to various factors.

The Connected Culture

Dan Pontefract

A ‘ connected culture ’ is one that simultaneously drives organizational clarity with precarious innovation. It is professional panacea.

The Rise of the T-Shaped Organization

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Five such attributes were identified in the study: adaptability, cultural competence, 360-degree thinking, intellectual curiosity, and empathy.

There Is Nothing Wrong With The Term ‘Company Culture’

Dan Pontefract

The headline from Harvard Business Review read, Why “Company Culture” Is a Misleading Term. ” WHAT? ” He’s right.

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning

Charles Jennings

The 52 Weeks program initially started as a way to communicate company culture and values to new employees. Most people get it.

the keystone of the intelligent organization

Harold Jarche

The intelligent organization is based on a simple structure that has the flexibility to deal with complex situations.

Leadership emerges from network culture

Harold Jarche

A new culture emerges. Trust is the glue that holds creative organizations together, not rules and regulations. It becomes more trusting.

Corporate Culture in a Venn Diagram

Dan Pontefract

it is far easier for the employee to commit him or herself to the organization’s mission, satisfying its goals, customer commitments, and so on.

The Connected Culture

Dan Pontefract

A ‘ connected culture ’ is one that simultaneously drives organizational clarity with precarious innovation. It is professional panacea.

Culture Before Strategy

Clark Quinn

In an insightful article, Ken Majer (full disclosure, a boss of mine many years ago) has written about the need to have the right culture before executing strategy. I have argued that you can get some benefits from the Revolution without having an optimized culture, but you’re not going to tap into the full potential.

Creating More Intelligent Organizations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

organize these collaborations and enhance them with innovative IT-based. If so, is it possible to create more intelligent organizations?

Who "owns" your organization's culture?

Mark Oehlert

Yep, culture. Often it''s like a specter hanging over failed projects - "the culture wasn''t prepared to accept that technology." No one has to be tasked with creating a culture - it just happens when humans start doing that human thing and organizaing in groups. The "C" word. Haunts so many of our efforts. Then guess what?

Does Your Nonprofit Organization’s Culture Eat French Fries for Breakfast?

Beth Kanter

Self-care in a nonprofit organization is the responsibility of both the individual staff person and the organization.

If Your Enterprise Social Network Is a Ghost Town It’s Probably Due To Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

One I know thousands of other companies and organizations are struggling with at this very moment. No one is using it. Fantastic question.

organizations are people

Harold Jarche

” 8 Symptoms Of Organizations On The Cusp Of Change by @MarkRaheja. I call these Friday’s Finds. That is entirely up to us.

13 books on learning, people, organizations, corporate culture, and change

Jay Cross

A New Culture of Learning by Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown. This morning I conducted a webinar on Making Learning Stick. Just Jay

The Organization as a Cycling Peloton

Dan Pontefract

This got me thinking about one of my favourite personal passions (cycling) and our corporate organizations. What’s a peloton? Do You?

Stop Killing Your Corporate Culture

Dan Pontefract

To cut to the chase, it’s my opinion that the culture of many companies is being ruined by clueless executives. Focus on Open Leadership.

The Hyper-social Organization – Review

Harold Jarche

The main premise of The Hyper-social Organization is that social media, connectivity and always-on technology are enabling what humans do naturally; to be very social. How much of a “perpetual beta” culture do you have in your company? Tweet. Ditch the rule books and embrace values. Live their values. Embrace transparency.

A Nurturing Culture #blimage

Clark Quinn

This to me is a metaphor for the benefits of creating a culture in which learning can flourish. In addition, learning is social. social

One Simple Tip To Shift Your Nonprofit’s Workplace Culture from Outrage to Well Being

Beth Kanter

His organization combines healthy eating with communal meals. “As Happy Healthy Nonprofit Organizational CultureIt is pretty simple.

The new shape of organizations?

Clark Quinn

As I read more about how to create organizations that are resilient and adaptable, there’s an interesting emergent characteristic. While I haven’t had a chance to think about it at scale, like how it would manifest in a large organization, it certainly bears some strengths. What say you? itashare. social strategy

How technology is enabling the humanity of organizations

Ross Dawson

But on a deeper level technology is becoming enmeshed in the humanity in the organization, which was never the case before.

Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

I earlier shared one of his presentations in a post on how the culture of luxury is changing. Culture Networks (SXSW 2012).

Nonprofit Organizational Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch

Beth Kanter

Culture Eats Big Data for Lunch – Guest Post by Steve MacLaughlin. Why do some organizations struggle to manage their data? Spark.

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Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks. Henry Ford. Risks and Pitfalls.

Why People Leave Organizations

Kevin Wheeler

People from different cultures respond differently to various factors as do those of different ages. This paper presents research from a wide range of organizations, people and cultures and disputes many of the reason people commonly give for leaving. Rewards based, in part, on how well the organization performs.

5 Use Cases for a Corporate YouTube in Organizations

Dan Pontefract

Previously I’ve discussed the benefits and uses of micro-blogging , badging and virtual worlds inside an organization. 1) Social Learning.

The State of Culture, Collaboration & Enterprise 2.0 (Part 1 of 2)

Dan Pontefract

D o you have “ if you build it, they will come ” syndrome in your organization? ” syndrome in your organization?

Reflections on the Nature of Human Organizations

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For most of history, the vast majority of people lived in farms and villages, and worked in relatively small organizations. . We learned that in many cases, our human organizations are more efficient the larger they are. All that growth generally leads to ever larger, multi-layered hierarchical organizations. billion to 9.3

Creating A Culture of Continuous Improvement Based On Data

Beth Kanter

I was most interested in Part 2 (pages 17-21) because I think the advice is applicable to organizations beyond those managing head start programs.

Micro-blogging can help build your organisational culture

Dan Pontefract

Moving Towards a Culture of Sharing. Exchanging Ideas; Improving Culture, Knowledge and Networks. Henry Ford. Risks and Pitfalls.

Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time

Beth Kanter

Tell me about your organization, Hazon? But, Hazon had more of a sitting culture. Gina, Beth, and Aliza at the NTC. Then three.

Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?

Beth Kanter

We adopted a set of Guidelines that TNT created (creative commons) to ENCOURAGE their staff to use social: bit.ly/YQe91n YQe91n #npsmpeer.

Wise organizations

Clark Quinn

My ITA colleague Jay (always a spark igniter) has been thinking about well-being in organizations, and it activated my thinking on wisdom. And this segues into the broader topic of the organizational culture. And I think that’s hard to accomplish in an organization where everything you say can and will be held against you.