Company meets Culture

“Culture Trumps Strategy” by Ken Wilcox
http://edcorner.stanford.edu/swf/mediaplayer.swf

Description: Building great corporate culture is more than just metaphors; it’s what motivates a winning team. Most people at corporations in the US are unhappy, says Silicon Valley Bank CEO Ken Wilcox. But the organization can craft a pleasant and productive environment by hiring diverse and intelligent people and keeping them onboard. Knowing how to work together under an organization’s guiding principals is critical. Past experience in commercial banking is not.

Neurological Levels
Regular readers might recall the “Neorological Levels” when thinking of the culture aspect. The company culture is the top block on the pyramid. You can compare it with the “spirit” from the neurological levels; when you need something done at the bottom, then you need to start making changes at the top (culture).

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