2HOW TO CREATE A CULTURE OF ABUNDANCE

Organizational culture is one of the most important predictors of high levels of performance over time.1 Organizations that flourish have developed a culture of abundance, which builds the collective capabilities of all members. It is characterized by the presence of numerous positive energizers throughout the system, including embedded virtuous practices, adaptive learning, meaningfulness and profound purpose, engaged members, and positive leadership. There is plenty of empirical evidence that organizations displaying a culture of abundance have significantly higher levels of performance than others.2 Since creating a culture of abundance almost always implies culture change, this chapter discusses five ...

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