Assessing corporate culture in practice #2 – Using Kotter and Schein to assess culture

Now that I’ve established why understanding the corporate culture is important (see previous blog on that here) it’s time to go ahead and design an approach that will explore and assess it. “If we are to gain an insight into and perhaps some control over our situation…. we need to develop our understanding of how…

Assessing corporate culture in practice #1 – Kotter’s Culture vs Performance assessment

5 months ago I embarked on the challenging task of seeking to assess and influence the culture of my organisation. Using a range of management theories and concepts, I’ve managed to characterise the organisation and develop a long-term cultural vision for the organisation. This blog will look at some of the successes, and failures of…

What makes a successful manager?

The truth? What makes a successful manager? Effective managers vs successful managers To start off this blog I considered a bunch of ‘intros’ that would sum me up (without giving too much of my privacy away), while at the same time explain the direction of this blog… blah blah blah. Here’s by far the most…