Filed under organizational culture

Personal values in Sweden – a research

Recently the 2013 edition of an annual research on Swedish values and attitudes in society at large and at the workplace has been published. The research is an initative by Preera, Skandia, Volvo IT and Swedish Municipalities. It is unfortunately in Swedish, but I will give a very short summary of what the top 10 … Continue reading

Good questions to facilitate change

Gijs van Wulfen writes on LinkedIn There are no old roads to new directions. You should be looking for disruptive ways to really innovate your company. He also gives seven provoking questions to get closer to real change. Excellent questions to use as a facilitator to move your group forward! What would we do if … Continue reading

Work, management and welfare in Scandinavia

Refering to my post about the riots in Stockholm, this might be an interesting book to read. Åke Sandberg the author of the book says it iss about work, organisation, management and welfare in Scandina­via, in the Nordic countries: management fashions, New Public Management (NPM), Business Process Reengineering (BPR), Lean Production, challenges for trade unions, … Continue reading

Social media and cultural change

In her blog Hannakaisa Länsisalmi writes few companies actually succeed in turning their informal, social networks into drivers of behavioral and cultural change with success, despite the high rate of “connectedness” via social networks. She describes how individuals who connect people and teams in organizations can drive cultural change. Her five steps how to reach … Continue reading