Organization's culture is the sum of belief and behaviors of all employees. It is built on values and drives Organizational effectiveness through Competitive advantage. The visible part of cultural iceberg drives us to think what we see and believe in our Organization constitutes the culture. There is also big portion of cultural iceberg that is not visible to the employees that drives the hard reality.

Culture is a soft concept and like strategy it cannot be copied. Is there a way to measure culture? If not, then how do we say whether particular culture is good or bad? As an individual how often do we change our behavior to adapt to a new situation? If changing one’s behavior is tough, then how difficult is to change behavior of big Organization?

Come join me to visualize and understand a world of culture delivered to you in a capsule. You would not only multiply your knowledge but will go home with resonating thoughts that would drive you to do more of cultural transformation at work place!!

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

What is culture and what constitutes culture (2 mins)

2. Exploring complete cultural iceberg ( 5 mins)

3. Walkthrough of Geert Hofstede's GLOBE project (National culture dimensions) (2 mins)

4. What are different Corporate cultural dimensions (3 mins)

5. Schneider Cultural Model and Agile (4 mins)

6. Cultural Transformation recommendation (11 mins)

a. Aligning culture, strategy and talent is the key

b. Organization tool for mindset change

c. Create a Movement not a Mandate (Different case studies discussed here)

d. Focus on Employee Engagement

7. Vwork - Winning Team's framework (Research based cultural framework) ( 6 mins)

8. Change Models (If time permits)

9. Conclusion

Learning Outcome

  • Why culture is important and its relationship with Organization's vision, mission and value
  • Understanding corporate culture dimensions and its impact on organization's outcome
  • Resonating thoughts on cultural transformation at workplace supported by case studies from different organizations
  • Take a peek at Schneider culture model
  • Finally, take a deep dive in to V-Work, research based Winning Team Framework that fosters cultural change at team level

Target Audience

Anyone

Prerequisites for Attendees

None

schedule Submitted 3 months ago

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  • Diana Kirkova
    By Diana Kirkova  ~  3 months ago
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    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • The talk is very interesting because of the research and presentation of the different cultural models and tools.

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • Could you elaborate more on what will be the Organization tool for mindset change.
    • How many case studies you will be able to share in the session? Can you share something from you company?
    • hariharganesh
      By hariharganesh  ~  3 months ago
      reply Reply

      Thank you Diana for the feedback.

      I have come-up with my own idea/framework for mindset change. It is called a Winning Team's framework that would unearth cultural elements at ground level. For the executives, Agile based delivery model - A story point agnostic model will be presented that highlights agile value stream.

      On the case study, I'm presenting 2 of my own experience - Cultural effects on Agile Transformation followed by story telling about organizations that went through cultural transformation.

      Hope this helps !!

       

      • Diana Kirkova
        By Diana Kirkova  ~  3 months ago
        reply Reply

        Thank you for the clarification! 

  • Abhigya Pokharel
    By Abhigya Pokharel  ~  3 months ago
    reply Reply

    I like these aspects of the submission, and they should be retained:

    • If changing one’s behavior is tough, then how difficult is to change behavior of big Organization?

    I think the submission could be improved by:

    • Adding a case study or real life example, relating to cultural change with reference to Schneider's Model. For example, how did 'xyz' company moved from one culture quadrant to another, w.r.t. Schneider's Model. What initiatives they took for this transformation to actually be successful
    • hariharganesh
      By hariharganesh  ~  3 months ago
      reply Reply

      Thank you Abhigya for the feedback.

      There are 2 real life case studies about cultural effect on Agile transformation followed by many. I will also try and present real use case on Schneider's model. Thank you for suggestion, much appreciated !!


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