Culture is one of the most frequently used terms in today’s business landscape. But what does it really mean? Learn the fundamentals of creating and sustaining a high-performance culture from author and consultant John Childress.
Skip the Clichés and Create a Culture that Works.
What is the corporate culture at your organization? The answer you provide now may completely change by the time you complete this course. Culture is a term that’s given numerous definitions, few of which fit what is actually practiced at an organization.
Author and consultant John R. Childress will walk you through a complete examination of this critical business practice. You’ll begin by learning about why culture is an essential component of an organization’s success. Childress will provide you with the roots of a company’s culture and the impact a company’s leadership has on the culture within the organization. You’ll then learn about the way culture supports strategy.
The course continues with a much-needed look at culture surveys and assessments. With dozens of tools on the market, Childress will help you understand how to match specific metrics to your organization’s needs. He then teaches a class on culture change and how you can avoid the problems generated by common assumptions about the change process.
The course wraps up with a class on corporate culture in mergers and acquisitions, as well as a class on your role in keeping the company’s culture on track for high performance.
- Traditional models of corporate culture.
- How the state of the culture comes to define the company.
- How to match culture metrics to your company’s needs.
- The eight assumptions that can disrupt the change process.
- A strategic guide to change methodologies.