Our success in business, as in life, depends upon our ability to make the right decisions. That might sound simple enough, but there’s more to it.
What Influences Our Ability to Make Good Decisions?
Obviously, there are individual factors. How much insight do the decision-makers have? How good are they at unravelling complexity and seeing the real issues? …Continue
In 2012, the Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict published an article entitled ‘Predicting Implementation Failure in Organizational Change’.
In their meta-analysis of the literature, the authors identify 6 factors associated with implementation failure: poor decision making, inadequate risk analysis, unsupportive organisational culture, poor organisational alignment, low change readiness, and ineffective change…Continue
In my last blog I wrote about seeing cultural change as shaping the cultural mosaic to better reflect the organisation’s purpose and goals.
This metaphor assumes 2 things about the cultural change agent. First, it assumes they are part of the mosaic, which they directly influence by their personal contributions. They influence the mosaic through their stories, their values, the nature of their relationships, their practices, their attitudes, and in a…Continue
How do you look at organisational culture? It is such an abstract concept it can be hard to get a good sense of it.
One way to think of culture is as a mosaic.
Now a mosaic is a picture or a pattern that is made up of individual pieces of differing sizes, colours, shapes, and…Continue