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Generational Differences May Not Be So Great After All

Generational Differences May Not Be So Great After All It’s a rare workplace that doesn’t include representatives of 3 or even 4 generations – ‘Boomers’, Gen-Xers, Gen-Yers and sometimes ‘traditionals’.  And it is often the case that generational differences are the source of some friction.  These differences, while very real, don’t have to be the source of unproductive […]

Culture Change at General Motors

“GM’s Plodding Culture Vexes Its Impatient CEO” Ref:  Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2010, Marketplace Is General Motors finally ‘getting it’?  The April 20, 2010 edition of The Wall Street Journal reports that General Motors plans to make an early repayment of it’s remaining $4.7 billion in U.S. government loans.  CEO Whitacre forecasts a “solid” […]

Organizational Culture Can Be the Key to Implementing Strategy

Organizations have cultures in much the same way that nations do.  Organizational culture is multi-layered and complex, consisting of values, stories, language, practices, policies, rewards, structures and behaviors. It is created over time, often unintentionally, as a result of how the organization responds to external events and how it behaves internally. What does culture have […]