workplace culture

Results 31 - 40 of 50
Post date: December 18, 2018
Peter Drucker was certainly on to something when he quipped, “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Organizational culture is the accumulation of behaviors, beliefs, and social norms that define excellence in a given organization. If strategy sets the course for where an organization wants to go,...
Post date: July 7, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the business community, shifting employees to working at home, crippling some industries while putting a strain on others to deliver, and challenging long-term plans. Yet in the midst of the chaos, HR leaders were uniquely positioned to address work challenges and...
Post date: September 24, 2020
According to a recent Glassdoor survey, 42 percent of U.S. workers have witnessed or experienced racism at work. Whether you are aware of it or not, racial, ethnic and cultural barriers likely exist at your organization and within your teams. These obstacles are often deeply seated, unconscious and...
Post date: March 13, 2018
Why do we entertain so few options when confronted with a challenge? Why do we self-impose and accept limits? Limits constrain who we are and what we can achieve, while options unleash creativity and allow us to move beyond arbitrary boundaries so we can make thoughtful choices. My role as a coach...
Post date: August 20, 2019
“Can you help us hire for culture fit?” is a question I receive on a weekly basis. The real question companies should be asking is “Should we hire for culture fit and if so, how?” Many organizations believe that the ability of new hires to “fit” within the company culture directly impacts their job...
Post date: March 18, 2019
Aaron Hurst is focused on creating purpose at work. In his book The Purpose Economy: Policy, Public Perception, Research and Data, Disruptive Technology, and Bright Spots, he illuminates the levers of change in creating that purpose. With fulfillment replacing engagement as a new metric for success...
Post date: November 7, 2019
I recently had an opportunity to participate in an event along with several academic thought leaders and researchers from the University of California, Berkeley. We covered many deep and important issues—too many to cover in a blog post. But, I wanted to share with you some of my top-level...
Post date: September 19, 2019
High-trust organizations generally perform better over time than their low-trust counterparts. They’re innovative. These organizations tend to have more pleasant workplaces than low-trust organizations. In fact, low-trust organizations tend to damage the lives and health of those condemned to labor...
Post date: July 16, 2020
Managers and leaders who deliver authority without warmth often tend to devolve into authoritarianism, expecting high performance of employees or teams for no other reason than it has been demanded of them. Effective leaders are authoritative, not authoritarian. With the latter, teams perform their...
Post date: April 9, 2020
Amy Cappellanti-Wolf brings more than three decades of experience to the conversation about organizational design, complex transformations and executive leadership. Before serving as the former Senior Vice President and CHRO of Symantec, she led global HR as the CHRO of Silver Spring Networks,...