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Check the Culture before you Change

Are you engaged at work? Are you content, productive and contributing your best? Are you thriving? Most people would answer these questions with a firm No. According to the infamous Gallup research, only 13% of workers is engaged, worldwide. This … Continue reading

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Increasing Willingness To Organizational Culture Change: Train Your Brain

After completing the organizational culture assessment, you can decide to realize a few changes in your team or organization. But a number of people are reluctant or simply resist organizational culture change. Or they change a bit but return to … Continue reading

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Assessing Organizational Culture

Lots of change programs within organizations and teams simply go under. There’s an expression that goes: Culture eats strategy for breakfast. And you could concur on altering your strategy or your customer service, but if this change does not align … Continue reading

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Organizational culture in financial organizations

Many organizations are still pulling through the credit crunch. The wicked ones: banks and other financial organizations. What would the overall organizational culture be in financial organizations? We analyzed the profiles for the Dutch financial sector: a results-oriented business indeed … Continue reading

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Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument (OCAI) explained

The Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument (OCAI) developed by¬† Cameron and Quinn is a method to assess organizational culture. Substantial research was involved in developing the OCAI. Professors Cameron and Quinn developed the model of the Competing Values Framework which consists … Continue reading

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