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Successful companies build strong internal culture capability

[fa icon="calendar'] 20-Aug-2010 13:46:45 / by Carolyn Taylor posted in Carolyn Taylor, Corporate culture, Culture planning, HR

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In my many years of consulting to organisations who are actively managing their culture I discovered an unexpected fact.  The organisations who were doing it best were doing it with only limited external help, or none at all. 


This was an uncomfortable truth, in the days where I worked for companies which made their money selling 'consultant days'. "What, you mean the client doesn't need us!"  Building internal capability has to be a top priority for any organisation that is serious about culture.  The core drive and strength must come from inside.  (My yoga teacher tells me the same thing!)

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Culture: It's now and it's our role

[fa icon="calendar'] 16-Jun-2010 05:28:45 / by Carolyn Taylor posted in Carolyn Taylor, Corporate culture, Culture management, HR

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I wrote a blog at the beginning of the year and I want to re-post an updated version today having seen an article in Fast Company which made some valuable points. 

When I wrote I was visioning the future.  Since we launched our new products into the market, which train HR professionals how to lead, manage and support culture, I ave a vehicle to make it happen.  We believe that culture is do-able, and want to offer these products to support organisations who intend to develop their culture and need build more internal capability to achieve this.  This capability will enable HR to link their contribution more closely to the business.

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