Monthly Archives: May 2010

Culture as Competitive Advantage

I’ve just finished going through this presentation from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and I’ve got to say it’s probably one of the best explanations on how organizational culture effects the performance of organizations. Reed outlines beautifully how the scale of organizations drives organizations toward the common sort of toxic, calcified corporate culture that is so [...]

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Dictatorships vs. Collectives: Strategic Metrics for Organizations

Nokia vs Apple, we can see how that one’s going, how about Google vs Facebook? What these matchups have in common is they are both between organizations with distinctly different cultures, one a collective and the other a dictatorship. I’m hoping that they are descriptive enough that it was obvious that the collectives were Nokia [...]

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