Community is one of those soft, fuzzy words that in a business context many people do not understand and even find alienating. At one level, a community can be defined like this: A community is a group of people who share something in common. A community could be where you live (your local community); a … Continue reading Introduction: Community * Members of a community care deeply about each other
Organizational culture is the attitudes, customs, rituals, values and beliefs shared by the members of an organization that govern their behavior. Organizational culture is emergent. It is the result of the everyday interactions, behaviors, and conversations by the members of an organization. Culture is the way that we do things around here that we all … Continue reading Change the Conversation, Change the Culture Conversation defines the work culture and reinforces cultural norms
Engrained in many cultures, especially Asian ones, is a profound deference to authority. We are taught to respect and obey our parents, our elders, our teachers and others in authority. I have been in situations where I have felt that people would rather die than speak up. We need to create a “speak up” culture … Continue reading Speak up
This an interesting story where no one wished to move tables in one of my one Knowledge Cafés. [Status: stub – I need to write this story] Last updated: 16th September, 2016 Continue reading We don’t want to move!