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Executives: Can You Change Culture?

June 2, 2016 | by Terri Wallin
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Leaders impact their organizational culture just by showing up and behaving however they behave. Hire an autocrat and watch the reign of terror begin. Employees hunker down; some of the more obsequious begin aggressive boot-licking campaigns while others begin guerilla warfare to depose the tyrant leader. Trust goes into exile and résumés are retooled for maximal

Altered States: Why to Change Your Organizational Culture and How

November 5, 2014 | by Terri Wallin
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Peter Senge, called the “Strategist of the Century” by the Journal of Business Strategy, popularized the concept of the learning organization nearly a decade ago. One of its core tenets was that organizational entities are governed by the same laws of natural selection as biological ones. Like it or not, adapt or perish is the

To the Chief: Transformation Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult

August 26, 2014 | by Terri Wallin
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Transformation, the art of dramatically altering a current state in your leadership behavior or your organization to a new and fundamentally different one doesn’t have to be difficult. But often it is. Many people don’t embrace change, must less a transformational one, which makes transformation difficult. When approaching a transformation, the executive must be open

Transformation and Bureaucracy – Do Opposites Attract?

May 8, 2014 | by Terri Wallin
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First of all it helps to have common definitions. Bureaucracy is the structure and rules that control the activities of people that work for an organization. Transformation, in simplicity, is the dramatic alteration from a current state. The two structural types are quite different and to work in tandem would be quite the undertaking. Why?