Changing Organization Cultures: What is the Critical Element to Start?


 
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Changing Organization Cultures: What is the Critical Element to Start?
Rebecca Roe, United States, Member
When you study the political culture of a country for instance, USSR from Tsarist Russia it took a revolution to change a culture. The only thing that revolutionaries forget is the innate culture of people. It never goes away completely.
Same with corporate culture. If the change causes overall improvement for the majority, then the culture change will become the more permanent culture. If over time the changed culture becomes just as bad as the previous, then a new revolution will come and make another adjustment.
Some political idealogs will use subtle changes in making the culture change more tolerable to the masses. That takes lots of time and patience, and most don't want to take the time....Sign up
 

 
The Practical Side of Organization Culture
Kuiper, Management Consultant, Netherlands, Member
On the practical side, I find it useful to have an explicit list of behavioural values, communicate and discuss these with employees and amend ...Sign up
 

 
Shared Vision
Nokuthula Khumalo, Manager, South Africa, Member
A shared vision is what makes changing organizational culture easy. If people within an organisation are operating on different wavelengths, it...Sign up
 

 
Critical Element to Start
Wiegmans, Business Consultant, Netherlands, Member
Any culture change program starts with creating, or already heaving, an outside 'enemy'. No organism, no man, no group, no organisation will fi...Sign up
 

 
What is the Critical Element to Start?
Nokuthula Khumalo, Manager, South Africa, Member
@Wiegmans : People make or brake organisations as much as the companies' customer base is constituted by peop...Sign up
 

 
Psychological Conditioning
Wiegmans, Business Consultant, Netherlands, Member
An organization culture exist of shared beliefs, shared heroes, shared values. When you first start in a new organisation, you are subject to p...Sign up
 

 
Critical Element to Start Organizational Change
Rebecca Roe, United States, Member
Yes it's challenging and may be hard, but if you truly believe in the worth of the change and you know how to show your workers the benefit to ...Sign up
 

 
Wording
Allemeersch Johan
I consider language or wording as important as all remarks above.
I mean we need to communicate the existing situation, the vision, mission an...Sign up
 

 
The Right Words on the Right Medium
Nokuthula Khumalo, Manager, South Africa, Member
This is a very important factor in communicating with the employees and all other stakeholders and putting the right words on the right medium goes a ...Sign up
 

 
Wording and Word of Mouth
Rebecca Roe, United States, Member
Exactly--the person experiences the benefit, the next person says " this change is for xxtt" the first worker may say, " I did it and it really helped...Sign up
 

 
Changing Cultures of an Organization: Intent
Olga Aros, Consultant, United States, Member
Organizations change in order to continue to survive. Defining the intent so others understand the (reasons for the) change is critical to thos...Sign up
 

 
Analysis of Rituals, Myths and Routines
Horacio Cortese, Consultant, Argentina, Member
To change an individual mindset is already difficult, even more so is to change the collective mindset. Sometimes in our interventions we achieve good...Sign up
 

 
Starting Organizational Changes
Olga Aros, Consultant, United States, Member
Change is ever constant, but necessary if an organization is to grow. Defining why change is necessary and setting a new direction for all to follow i...Sign up
 

 
Changing Organizational Culture
Rebecca Roe, United States, Member
@Horacio Cortese: I agree-knowing your employees, their established work routines and the flow of work, systems in ...Sign up
 

 
Four Dimensions of Culture
Jacqueline Gargiulo, United States, Member
My director and I have studied and are communicating to our organization about the four dimensions of organizational culture - all equally important, ...Sign up
 

 
 


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