Posts Categorized: Organizational Transformation

Creating an Intelligent Organization

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A short while ago I met a very successful Entrepreneur, who was preoccupied with the fact that his employees had not mastered basic English, nor could they handle simple math problems. He said his company was “growing stupid”. And, with the constantly increasing sophistication of his business and its customers, he was terrified that the… Read more »

Organizational Culture – What it is and how you might assess it

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“Culture eats strategy for lunch.” – Peter Drucker Organizational culture is a term that widely receives attention, yet one that may not be completely understood by many. This blog addresses the much talked about idea of culture and explains what culture is to organizations. It will help you start to think about your organization’s culture,… Read more »

Mitigating People Risk in Major Transactions (Part 2) – A Guest Blog by Paul Pittman

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The following is the second installment of a two part blog by Paul Pittman. This blog centers around a situation where the cultural integration of two organizations was only considered late in the game, and how one individual mitigated the people risk of this major transaction.  This two part series highlights the tendency to overlook the… Read more »

Mitigating People Risk in Major Transactions (Part 1) – A Guest Blog by Paul Pittman

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Organizational culture – its importance can be overlooked, especially when other organizational matters are perceived to be more critical.  The following is a two part blog by Paul Pittman, centering around a situation where the cultural integration of two organizations was only considered late in the game, and how one individual mitigated the people risk… Read more »

Purpose – Picture – People – Passion – Profit

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  Struck by Paulo Coelho’s quote, “Life without a cause is life without an effect,” I went under a rock and pondered… To really make a difference, as organizations, we cannot focus only on the bottom line, on the shareholder’s value. I believe we need to consider the broader community, a greater purpose…And our sense… Read more »