Thoughts that Make You Go Hmmm on…. Leading Culture Change

The Practical Leader

These are drawn from Harvard Business School professor, James Heskett’s new book, The Culture Cycle: How to Shape the Unseen Force That Transforms Performance : “Culture really matters. Cultures form with or without leadership, structure, or clear intent. The question is; what kind of culture naturally emerges from or is shaped by leadership?”

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How Healthy Is Your Organization’s Culture?

Tanveer Naseer

Yes, we could, but if you need to change it is useful to make culture also operational and look at the daily (inter)actions. business communication culture Guest Posts leadership influence organizational culture perception valuesThe following is a guest piece by Marcella Bremer.

What Great Companies Know About Culture

Harvard Business Review

Heskett wrote in his latest book The Culture Cycle , effective culture can account for 20-30 percent of the differential in corporate performance when compared with "culturally unremarkable" competitors. When asked which elements of workplace commitment most benefit daily operations, companies ranked culture at 80 percent and recruitment/retention at 70 percent. Even in this unprecedented business environment , great leaders know they should invest in their people.