Culturally Intelligent Change Checklist
Culturally Intelligent Change
Ignoring the “People” side of change just doesn’t work. Whatever methodology you use as a change leader, incorporating a Culturally Intelligent Change approach can dramatically increase your chances of success.
- The 15 Key Culture Actions eBook explains how understanding and using the elements of culture as a guide will allow you to minimize or avoid the culture pitfalls that create change resistance, and drive sustainable change results.
- We’ve also distilled these ideas into a checklist that enables you to apply the 15 Key Culture Actions to your projects.
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5 Culture Activators
Culture is the primary responsibility of a leader. After setting the vision and direction for the organization, it’s culture coupled with execution that determines how you get there.
Culture Activators are keys a leader can use to orient the culture in the direction that supports the strategy and goals of the organization. Culture exists whether you pay attention to it or not. Use the culture keys as catalysts to activate or make shifts in culture.
Culture Flashpoints Memo – M&A
Common mistakes during Mergers / Acquisitions
Culture is the shared beliefs, values and assumptions that drive behavior within an organization. Culture must be a focus during a merger or acquisition, because without intentional acculturation, culture will undermine value-creation. Sound financial analysis and execution is insufficient to achieve the assumed level of value during integration.
Avoid Value Erosion
Flashpoints emerge during a merger or acquisition when insufficient attention is given to identifying institutional behavior that needs to be sustained / changed. Flashpoints are emotionally significant traditions that create divisions and culture clashes which can quickly erode the intended value of the merger or acquisition.