Culture: Tribal Roles at work

Who are you? You might be an individualistic, highly-educated, autonomous professional - just like many other leaders, professionals, coaches, and consultants reading this blog. You might think that you’re alone, unique, and independent. But we’re always connected to the larger whole. You’re part of a few tribes, clans, or groups…

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A positive culture pays off

Is there proof that organizational culture determines performance? Look at the ground-breaking study of Professors John Kotter and James Heskett in their book Corporate Culture and Performance. They studied the corporate cultures of over 200 companies (including Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, ICI, Nissan, and First Chicago) and tracked their economic performances over…

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