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Building Culture in Transition

“You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.”

Walt Disney

In this chapter you will learn:

•  Real culture includes people and relationships, not just corporate norms and habits.

•  Eight ways to improve the culture of a group.

•  Case studies help but do not prepare students adequately.

During integration, the organizations involved are not going to be in a steady state. The level of turmoil might be compared to navigating a boat down a series of rapids. At times just keeping afloat and running with the current is the reality. Other ...

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