Category Archives : Culture


Disagreeing with the Harvard Business Review

Harvard Business Review is a go-to read for business executives; I am an avid reader.  But I disagree strongly with the April 2016 cover which blasted readers with a disturbing headline “You Can’t Fix Culture: Just Focus on Your Business and the Rest Will Follow.” Seriously?   The related article, authored by Jay Lorsch and Emily READ MORE »


Six Reasons Culture is Critical

Company culture and its ability to elevate organizational performance is an oft-reported topic in business journals, with a cadre of strong supporters and equally strong detractors.  Much of this debate is caused by lack of understanding as to what culture really is.   Company culture is often used to refer to the ambience of a company READ MORE »