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So you think business culture doesn’t matter. Perhaps you think it’s a passing fad, big in the 1980s and starting to show its trendy head again—and this too shall pass. Or maybe you are one of those who actually think culture matters, but you figure you’ll focus on it when “things slow down around here.” Well, business culture does matter, and as an assistant HR professional you really can’t afford to wait to deal with it. You must make a compelling case for top executives to take notice and focus on the true cost of having an operational culture that leaves people feeling dispirited, disenfranchised, and demotivated. It might be the most important thing you can do to support sustainable bottom-line results.
We are in the midst of the largest boom in merger activity in corporate history, and there is every indication that it’s only getting started. Each year sees new records set both in terms of the numbers of companies merging and the dollar values involved. Unrelenting pressures from technology, demographics, competition and an increasingly boundary-less marketplace are making it impossible for executives in any industry to ignore the push for growth through consolidation.
The Four Aspects of a Successful Culture
Dr. Caroline Fisher of Culture Solutions Group speaks with BIGCast host John Janclaes about the links between culture, leadership and the bottom line. Dr. Fisher details her 25 year professional journey in studying culture and explores how awareness for the concept has grown into a game changing opportunity for business.
How Autonomous Vehicles Will Shape Lending’s Future
In this episode of The BIGCast C-Suite Edition, John Janclaes speaks with Tony Boutelle, CEO of CUDirect to speak about the leader’s journey, the necessity for dedicated innovation, and the best ways to prepare for inevitable disruptions in the lending landscape.
Training Fintech Workers to Make a Difference in the World
John Janclaes interviews Professor Jenny Dorrach, Dean of Drucker Business School at Claremont College, about her agenda for the college moving forward, and how fintech workers can learn to combine analytical skills with the human side of business.