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The iceberg is melting but it is not due to global warming

A colony of penguins lived on their iceberg for many years<p>In the book, “Our iceberg is melting”, by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber, a fable is told …

Antarctica

Cultural change is not coming out of the starting blocks

Organizational cultural change is not coming out of the starting blocks – Culture change remains a permanent work site<p><b>What VW has been doing, since</b> …

Corporate Culture

Important parts of the culture are essentially invisible

The Titanic may not have been sunk by an iceberg<p>Everybody know the story of the Titanic, the grandest ship in the world. It was the largest passenger …

Titanic

Organizational culture shock - Organizational culture clashes

Acquisition management and organizational culture clashes<p><b>The importance of cultural due diligence in mergers and acquisitions</b><p>The primary driver for …

Mergers & Acquisitions

Emotional and rational case for organizational change

Employees’ emotions are where the momentum for real transformation lies<p>Many leaders excel at building the rational case for change, but they are less …

Employee Engagement

Change management require a compelling story - Clear and compelling

Start the change management process with a clear and compelling reason for the change<p>Too many change programs don’t fully deliver due to lack of …

Project Management

The Simpsons was creating disruption

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyBefore Uber, Airbnb and Netflix, The Simpsons …

The Simpsons

Top 9 corporate culture infographics

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyTop 9 corporate culture infographics. From what …

Infographics

Organizational culture is like the wind – Wind blowing in the right direction

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyOrganizational culture is like the wind. It is …

Die Hard

Changing organizational culture is not like changing a flat tire

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyChanging culture proving tougher than expected …

Diesel Emissions

Make organizational change programs succeed

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyThe wisdom of learning from failure is …

Employee Engagement

The 3 Cs of marketing disruption – Marketing strategy

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyTechnology is changing at a rapid pace. The 3 …

Marketing

Why does organizational change fail

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyChanging something across the entire …

Schadenfreude

Say goodbye to the marketing funnel – It has been replaced by 3S

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyThe traditional marketing funnel no longer …

Marketing

Cultural failure leading to unethical behavior

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyIntense pressure to perform lead to a number of …

Wells Fargo

Keep up, or fall behind – The challenge of disruptive change

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyTechnology will not stop and is unlikely to …

Innovation

No news is good news is not a management philosophy

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyThe lack of recognition takes a terrible toll …

Employee Engagement

Digitization and digital transformation – Recommended reading

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyDigitization is a global mega-trend, causing …

Innovation

True obsessive customer focus – A matter of trust

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Business improvement - Change Management - Organizational Culture - StrategyTrue customer obsession is a key principle that …

United Airlines

Awards & recognition - Among the best/top leadership blogs

Thought leader - Among the best/top leadership blogs<p>Among the best/top leadership blogs on the web. A special thanks goes to all readers for their …

Driving organizational culture change through small wins

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - The power of small wins - Driving organizational culture change through small wins. The best win is the one that proves the …

Fun-Da-Mental

Celebrate wins and build a culture of accomplishment

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Celebrating milestones injects life into the organization, making it worthwhile for employees to contribute to the long …

Employee Engagement

Broken windows theory - Applied to the organizational culture

Smashed windows and organizational culture<p><b>The “Broken Windows Theory” and its application to organizational culture. The implications of the broken</b> …

Corporate Culture

Driving and managing change will remain the number one priority

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - The business race to adapt. Driving and managing change will remain the number one priority. Adaptability is the new …

Innovation

Why focus on an agile organizational culture - Create an agile organization

Competing through organizational agility<p><b>Adapting to change in a rapidly changing business environment</b><p>Rapid changes in competition, demand, technology …

Project Management

Top 30+ must reads on organizational culture

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Must reads on organizational culture To survive and grow, and even regain competitive advantage, many companies are …

Darth Vader

When organizational culture needs to change fundamentally

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - The rise and importance of shaping organizational culture - Recognizing the need for organizational change. When has the …

Deutsche Bank

Scandal due to corporate culture – Hit by corporate iceberg

- For decades, Volkswagen has been a byword for state-of-the-art German engineering, its distinctive badge seen around the world as a cast-iron …

Employee Engagement

Has the change management concept expired

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - Time to replace change management? Can change approaches keep pace with an absolutely complex, fast-moving and ever …

Project Management

An overlooked factor in increasing employee motivation

Torben Rick <br>Torben Rick - A key factor in increasing employee motivation that often are overlooked: leveraging the social aspect of work. Employee …

Employee Engagement