Last week, we discussed the importance of understanding your organization’s culture. In this post, we are going to provide some specific tactics for discovering the culture of an organization:
- What is the history of the organization? Is it at start-up or a long-established company? Learn how the organization began and the path it followed to get to where it is today.
- What significant events impacted the organization such as a merger, bankruptcy or initial public offering? Was there a scandal involving a leader of the organization? What about a major world event such as 9/11? These significant events may shape or even change the culture of an organization. Read more