Why focus on company culture?

 Dec 13, 2016

Why should you care about “culture”?

“Culture is how organisations ‘do things’.” — Robbie Katanga

Culture is consistent, observable patterns of organisational behaviour. As Aristotle said: “We are what we repeatedly do.” Just like a good habit takes time, a good organisational culture is not easy to build. We know for sure we cannot leave culture to chance. But…is good culture worth the hard work?

The below articles from Harvard Business Review explore:

  • How culture drives performance
  • Why you should care about organisational culture
  • How leaders can shape company culture

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 October 13, 2016

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