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As organizations enter the final quarter, many will be planning and budgeting for next fiscal year. For most, planning and budgeting will be shaped by high-level organizational objectives as well as departmental objectives.
A number of news outlets reported that Slack is raising a $250 million round at a $5 billion valuation. First things first -- congratulations to the Slack team for creating such incredible value for their company. It’s a goal all startups aspire to.
In a recent article, entitled CSR Values: A Healthy Dose of Show and Tell, Linda Grensing-Pophal points out how CSR “has taken hold in companies around the country and the globe.” Also, in the article, Christen Graham, president of Giving Strong, Inc., a social impact consulting firm, speaks to the communication elements that ensure that CSR values “become an integral part of the corporate culture.”
“Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” a famous quote attributed to Peter Drucker, is one of many maxims tightly linking corporate culture and business strategy. The sentiment has been expressed in numerous ways: “culture beats strategy,” culture trumps strategy, and the more explicit, “culture determines and limits strategy,” referenced in Organizational Culture and Leadership by E.Schein. The implication is clear: a strong culture is greater than an organization’s business strategy. But weighing them against each other to see which one is greater is an unnecessary exercise. What’s clear is that culture is critical to achieving an organization’s vision and mission.
As the producer of many beloved fairytales and the creator of the ‘happiest place on Earth,’ Walt Disney made our lives a little more magical -- and still does with multi-channel marketing.
Traditionally, employees spent hours shuffling through endless corporate intranets to find important benefit information. For many, this maze of information created a lack of personalization, and employees quickly grew disinterested.