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Making the Case for Culture Change

Making the Case for Culture Change

If changing culture were as simple as following a 5-step “how-to” process, every organization would have the culture it wants. But as every leader knows, it’s not that simple. Changing culture involves changing mindsets and behaviors in pursuit of your vision and strategic goals. That being said, no matter what interventions may need to happen—from…

Why You Should be Managing Your Culture

Why You Should be Managing Your Culture

Culture is getting more attention these days as a competitive differentiator for employees and customers.

How Much is Your Unexamined Culture About to Cost You?

How Much is Your Unexamined Culture About to Cost You?

The lessons learned from Wells Fargo are now clear to most CEOs: culture risk is real and behaviors that are disconnected from values have a financial impact. For Wells Fargo, this culture risk can now be quantified.

Values drive culture and strategy in times of crisis

Values drive culture and strategy in times of crisis

Johnson & Johnson’s recall of Tylenol Extra Strength is often cited as a beacon of success in business ethics. THRUUE recently discussed additional insights from this famous case with Mark Williams, a leader in the medical diagnostics field who worked at Johnson & Johnson during the crisis and recall decision. Williams shared with us his insights about the…

Culture Risk is Real: Where Wells Fargo went wrong and how you can avoid it

Culture Risk is Real: Where Wells Fargo went wrong and how you can avoid it

In September, regulators fined Wells Fargo $185 million for illegally opening two million “unneeded and unwanted” bank and credit card accounts under customers’ names without their consent. CEO John Stumpf, who has since been forced to step down, claimed this was not a culture problem, blaming instead the 5,300 employees who created (and have been fired…

Summer Reading and Chatting Culture with an “Original”

Summer Reading and Chatting Culture with an “Original”

This spring, I attended a talk with Wharton professor of psychology and New York Times writer Adam Grant about his new book: Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World. In an hour-long dialogue with fellow author Daniel Pink, Grant shared dozens of the examples of originality that he sculpted into his best-seller.