FIFA, football's world governing body, has just elected their new President in Zurich this week, Gianni Infantino, a Swiss-Italian lawyer.
Do you want to facilitate the development of a healthy culture in your organisation?
If the answer is “yes”, then one of the steps you can take right now is to build a solid baseline of data for the current culture. A structured audit will provide you with what you need. Let me talk you through the process.
It's all about innovation at the moment in Australia. The Federal Government has just released a statement to increase innovation across the board. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Monday that "innovation is a big cultural measure, it is something that we need."
So what is the Government doing? It's announced a step of measures including tax breaks and rebates , limited director liability for start-ups, university funding incentives, visas for special talent, a cyber-security growth centre, a new Government Board to focus on innovation, and a massive financial boost to the CSIRO.
As we’ve explored in the previous entries of this ‘Defining Culture’ series, culture is the patterns of behaviour that are encouraged, discouraged or tolerated by people and systems over time. With this definition locked in, let's take things a step further.