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The Illusion of Corporate Culture, part 2

In my previous post, The Illusion of Corporate Culture, I put forth a heretical point of view: There is no one corporate culture. ¬†Organizations are really a collection of subcultures. If the subcultures are aligned with the overall business needs … Continue reading

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Changing the Culture of Banking, Before It’s Too Late

Physicians the world over follow the Hippocratic Oath, which basically says: “Do no harm”. Many bank employees believe their executives follow the “Hypocritical Oath”. Consistent wrongdoing, on any level, is a clear indication of a dysfunctional culture. ¬†Even the best … Continue reading

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Retail Banking is Dying . . .

A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. ¬†– Robert Frost A few days ago my wife and I went to our local high-street … Continue reading

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