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The Anxieties of Changing Culture

If we want positive cultural change in our organisation, we’ll need more than a simple redesign of surface artefacts. More even than challenging espoused beliefs and values. We must courageously explore the basic underlying assumptions that determine behaviour, perception, thoughts, and feelings.

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Culture – Digging below the surface

Many executives expect: ‘I set the course, you manage the project, they deliver the work.’ But reality feels more like: ‘I expect results, you promise me a deadline, they’re late again.’ How do different subcultures understand each other?

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Cultivating culture

Legendary management guru Peter Drucker never actually said, ‘Culture eats strategy for breakfast’. But the epigram stuck. In fact, the two are entangled; an effective strategy requires an enabling culture.

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mediumGet Back

This is Part 2 in the series on Change Management | Read Part 1 The Beatles still top the charts with 20 No.1 singles and 19 No.1 albums, more than fifty years after they broke up. So, what can this extraordinary group tell us about culture, change and success?

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When managers learn together

No matter how much you know, it will never be more than a pebble on the beach compared to the vast oceans of what you don’t know. But what if we can establish better ways of learning and sharing our knowledge together?

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Paying attention

On his deathbed, Eli Goldratt was asked if he could advise, in the most general terms, where one should be looking for the constraint. After all, if the constraint governs the rate at which we create value, wouldn’t it help to know where it consistently shows up?

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