E108 - The dark side of culture
‘You don’t know how good you have it until it changes’. This was a CEO talking about his culture after a new Chairman is on the scene. A change at the top can certainly spell doom (or boom!) for culture. There are other aspects at play too: systems and shadow. We go through two recent articles - one on Facebook and how its culture is slipping, and one from the Navy SEALs - a Special Operations Chief is arrested for war crimes.
Culture is your operating system for people. Know and set the code.
Systems drive behaviour - review yours.
Every strength has a shadow - are you aware of your own culture shadow?
Mark Zuckerberg’s horrible people skills are ruining Facebook’s culture
Navy SEALs Were Warned Against Reporting Their Chief for War Crimes
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