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Organizations can hire consultants and purchase expensive training programmes - but improvement must still be generated from within. "The Reengineering Alternative" explains how organizations can develop effective improvement plans based upon their unique strengths and corporate objectives. This book should prove valuable to managers who recognize the need for ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 22nd 1999 by McGraw-Hill Education
(first published September 1999)
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I stumbled on this book while reading the "An Agile Adoption and Transformation Survival Guide" minibook by Michael Sahota (see http://www.infoq.com/minibooks/agile-...).
After a brief introduction to meaning and importance of organizational culture, William E. Schneider presents a questionnaire helping to identify your core corporate culture. In the following four chapters the four core cultures
- Control Culture
- Collaboration Culture
- Competence Culture
- Cultivation Culture
are described in ...more
I read this book following a recommendation from Michael Sahota (thanks!). I found this extremely helpful. I'm not convinced that all cultures are good (regardless of industry - I haven't bought into control and competence cultures necessarily being a good thing for society), but this book is great at helping you understanding how to leverage current cultural strengths as leverage points for changing it.
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