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Managing Behaviour: How to create a speak-up culture

[fa icon="calendar'] 08-Feb-2017 17:57:06 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Volkswagen, Culture, managing behaviours, workplace culture

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In a recent article by FT journalist Robert Armstrong on the Volkswagen scandal, he stated that “we have to assume something went wrong with VW’s culture such that immoral behaviour became acceptable”.

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How culture operates in the first 3 months

[fa icon="calendar'] 23-Nov-2016 15:11:45 / by Jerome Parisse-Brassens posted in mergers and acquisition, Culture, Mergers, team culture, Teams

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Two organisations come together.

 

Each group gets to see what the other looks like.  Specifically what you see are the behaviours, symbols and systems of the other organisation. They may look like you, even talk like you.  On the surface they may be in the same business, and therefore undertake the same activities.  But very quickly you will notice that they are not the same as you. 

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The culture of diversity in the workplace

[fa icon="calendar'] 07-Jul-2016 16:53:45 / by Amanda Fajak posted in Culture, Diversity, Finance, Uncategorized

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I was recently asked by corporate finance publication Acquisition International to contribute my thoughts on the topics of diversity and culture, and the impact that both can have upon the Finance Sector.
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Consistency is the key to Culture Change

[fa icon="calendar'] 09-Jun-2016 17:35:15 / by Amanda Fajak posted in change, Culture, Culture Change, Managing culture, Behaviour, Behaviour management, Responsibility, leading culture

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 'Consistency is the key to Culture Change'

This heading seems to be a contradiction in terms. Isn’t change all about doing things differently, being adaptable? Where does consistency come in?

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Sewol ferry: cultural factors in a tragedy

[fa icon="calendar'] 25-Apr-2014 17:19:16 / by Walking the Talk posted in Culture, Culture Change, Leadership, Behavior, Behaviour, Sewol, Values, South Korea

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