Change the Conversation, Change the Culture Conversation defines the work culture and reinforces cultural norms

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

Speak up

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