The 9 Clear Steps to Organizational Culture Change

Build the Foundation

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TLNT and was used to populate CultureU for its launch. See part 1 of this 2 part post:  New Study: 96% Think Culture Change is Needed in Their Organization

The bottom line from the Booz & Company culture study is this: 96 percent said culture change is needed.  The challenge is that leaders must go far beyond basic tips, keys, or “levers,” like Booz & Co. highlighted in their study, if there is hope for sustainable culture change.

There must be a better way to build pride, drive out fear, and support the purpose and strategy of an organization with effective culture work. We believe the answer is to build your unique culture foundation.

New Study: 96% Think Culture Change is Needed in Their Organization

96 Percent

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on TLNT and was used to populate CultureU for its launch.

First of two parts

Booz & Company just released a very interesting culture study.

Here’s the bottom line: Everyone knows culture is important, culture is not being effectively managed, and they gave some incredibly over-simplified guidelines for managing culture. There must be a better way to build pride, drive out fear, and manage culture effectively.

The 8 Clear Signs of a Workplace Culture of Fear

Culture of Fear

(Editor’s Note – This post originally appeared on TLNT and was used to populate CultureU for the site launch)

Two major incidents in the last week made me think about the signs of a culture of fear since fear is the ultimate culture killer!

Ex-Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice was interviewed byGood Morning America host Robin Roberts about the abusive behavior that led to his firing nearly seven months ago. He proclaimed “I’ve changed” as he showed remorse for his actions that included pushing players, throwing basketballs at their heads, screaming obscenities, and using anti-gay slurs.

Rutgers of course isn’t the only organization that’s been horrified by something in their culture.