Leading the Culture

Build a healthy, productive work climate while paying attention to unwritten rules and assumptions.

Your employees’ norms, attitudes, beliefs, and habits constitute the culture of your organization. Leaders are an important part of that dynamic mix. Empirical evidence shows that an organization’s culture is a consequence of its leadership and that a productive organizational culture results in high levels of organizational performance (Holloway, 2012; Ogbonna & Harris, 2000). You can instill a positive, performance-oriented culture within your organization by honing the crucial skills of culture-oriented leadership within ...

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