Changing the Organizational Culture
Why do great strategies fail? It is hard to say because the reasons are many and differ by organization and circumstances. However, a great strategy cannot succeed without it resonating with the culture of the organization. This might be a natural fit with the strategy designed keeping in mind the culture of the organization or it might be a force fit where the culture is changed to support the strategy. The latter is a Herculean task as many a leader have realized at great expense to their careers.
Learning how to work and mold organizational culture is perhaps one of the greatest leadership skills. This article tackles both the why and how of culture change.
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Posted on 06/02/2009 by