A Key Element of Corporate Culture: Ethics
Boyd Smith, director of the Edward C. Kennedy Center for Business Ethics at the Jack C. Massey College of Business, discusses how a breach of corporate ethical conduct can be damaging to an organization and its culture. In this Nashville Business Journal article, Smith offers five steps to creating an ethical culture. Read more.
Reap What You Sow
In this News Chief piece, Emily Rogers, founder and CEO of Emily Rogers Consulting + Coaching, shares six insights to help leaders cultivate a positive culture. Read more.
Accentuate the Positive
Cynthia Howard, an executive coach, performance expert and published author, focuses on the importance of emotionally intelligent leadership to foster a solid culture in this article for The Virginian-Pilot. Read more.
20/20 Vision in 2020
Eva Sage-Gavin, a former CHRO and HR Leadership columnist for Human Resource Executive, issues a challenge to those in the profession: Take stock of where your organization’s culture is healthy and where it’s not. Read more.
Spring Cleaning Goals
Most organizations know that they need to constantly reexamine their operations in order to find out what’s working and what isn’t. But experts from Forbes Business Council note that some areas often go overlooked, including culture. Read more.
Boeing’s Crash Landing
In the wake of Boeing’s fall from grace, Forbes contributor Joseph Holt examines how the aeronautics company went astray. In short, it came down to a culture shift away from technological advancements to one focused on the financials. Read more.
Four Seasons and EI
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is extolling the virtues of emotional intelligence (EI) in regard to corporate culture. Working with Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, the company lays out five ways organizations can incorporate EI into their cultures. Read more.
What Is the X Factor?
It’s been said many times that a great corporate culture can be pivotal in attracting and retaining top talent. But what does that mean, exactly? Gerald Schorin and Mike Wilberding attempt to make sense of it all in this piece for Harvard Business Review. Read more.
Weird Job Titles a Culture Booster
Retail Jedi. Digital Overlord. Dream Alchemist. These are just a few of the strange job titles that are now popping up on job boards everywhere. While many think these titles are just a fad, others are wondering: Are they really on to something? Read more.
Avoiding Culture Toxicity
Building the right culture can be hard. Leaders often struggle to determine what elements are needed to create the right cultures and avoid toxic cultures. In this MarketWatch piece, Ann Skeet, the senior director of leadership ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, lays out nine ways leadership can ensure their culture works. Read more.