An organisation’s culture can be its making or breaking. That is why more and more emphasis is being put on getting it right. Full of real life examples from companies as diverse as IKEA and McDonald’s, Ford and Toyota, and including a series of wide-ranging practical exercises, this book shows managers how to:
- Get a grip on why culture matters and the effect it has
- Define and measure their organisation’s culture
- Align their culture with the business strategy
- Avoid the common mistakes of \"culture change\"
- Keep their culture dynamic, responsive and resourceful
It will be invaluable in helping shape an organisation’s culture so that it becomes a powerful driver of successAbout the Author Naomi Stanford
has spent over 20 years in the field of organization design and cultural change, working for leading companies and consulting firms in the United States and Britain. She is the author of Organization Design: the Collaborative Approach and The Economist Guide to Organisation Design.Table of Contents
- What is organisation culture?
- Can culture be measured?
- Does culture matter?
- Is culture related to business success?
- Culture: creation, accountability and responsibility
- What is the right organization culture?
- Can culture be created, changed, or protected?
- Can culture be learned?
- Appendices : Glossary
- Cultural assessment tools
- Useful exercises
- Notes and references