What makes culture change in your company or team difficult? Is your current organizational culture – how things get done around here – working to attract-trust or repel-trust? When I talk about culture change within a workplace the best thinker to reference is Edgar Schein: “Schein’s model of organizational culture originated in the 1980s. Schein (2004) identifies three distinct … Continued
Trying to work with the existing culture in a co-evolution organical process may allow the people within the culture to change their current behaviors and understand that their expertise is what allowed the change to happen. For this cooperation and trust attracting systems must be used.
When someone calls something ‘part of our culture’ it is no longer open for discussion, even when the majority of people hate the behavior and know that this culture is broken.