Before embarking on a culture change initiative, you need to have a firm understanding of what organisational culture is, why is it important and how you can work with it. In this interview, Carolyn Taylor demystifies the process.
Why culture is linked to great performance. So often earnings and the financial performance of companies take priority over the perceived soft issues in the organisation. Michael Cameron, GPT talks about this fundamental flaw in thinking, without the right culture you will never get the right performance.
Carolyn Taylor talks about the reputation risk organisations face as a result of poorly managed cultures. Senior executives at GPT, talk about the need for a strong culture in order to improve their performance.
It was recommended to me by my new friend Sophie Goodman, who is a real anthropologist, looking to apply her knowledge to the corporate environment. (Most of us corporate culture people cannot claim that background).