62 hours – it’s your time, use it effectively

What if I were to tell you that after discounting the hours we spend being paid for our skills by someone else, sleeping or commuting, the time we have left over is nearly enough to do two more full-time jobs. 62 hours, in fact.
 How do we use that time more effectively?

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…