Tag Archives: Viral Change

Inspired !

My last post concerned the principle of “shadow of the leader”, with a perfect example coming from a recent outing to the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall in London to watch the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra perform Beethoven’s Symphony … Continue reading

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Culture Change and The Long Tail

Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine, wrote an article in 2004, The Long Tail, which then became a book, published by 2006. Online video retailing offers a great contemporary example of the Pareto probability distribution (hence the name Long Tail) where a few blockbuster … Continue reading

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Acculturation . . . Assimilation or Annihilation?

We are the Borg. Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own.  ~ The Borg Queen from Star Trek  One of the more fascinating and dangerous encounters by Captain Picard … Continue reading

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The Leadership of Corporate Culture

Real leadership is about influence, not a title or position! Dr. Larry Senn wrote his PhD dissertation at UCLA in 1970 on a breakthrough concept in business and organisation behaviour. The title was “Organizational Character as a Tool in the Analysis of Business Organizations” and … Continue reading

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Why Culture Change is Like Cooking . . .

“I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.”  ~Julia Child I must confess, I enjoy watching cooking programs on the lifestyle channels on TV.  It really doesn’t matter if its Italian, French, British, or Cowboy … Continue reading

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