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”.
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.
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.
'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?