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Is there a difference between the culture profiles of men and women at work? Do they thrive in different cultures?

Are benchmarks useful? How can my organization learn from the culture profile of our economic sector? I received this question in response to the “Ask Me Anything on Culture” and I’m happy to answer it here.

Me Too

19 October 2017

What has the #MeToo movement on social media to do with organizational culture? It's a great example of a social movement trying to change a culture, starting with what I call "Interaction Interventions".

Companies who consider the OCAI to change their culture often ask me for success rates.

This is a dangerous question, probably. Every answer is a generalization of national culture, and we're often sensitive because it touches on identity. But the question is relevant.

Guest post by Marc T. Frankel and Judith Schechtman

Culture Models Overview

10 August 2017

Welcome to this overview of the best-known organizational culture models that we have discussed.It is crucial to understand where you are right now before you develop or change anything.

Culture models: In addition to Barrett Spiral Dynamics, and Human Synergistics, there are other developmental culture theories.

Richard Barrett’s evolutionary model of development of personal and organizational values is impressive - as described in his book Building a Values-Driven Organization: A Whole System Approach to Cultural Transformat

Culture Models Continued: The Organizational Culture Inventory (OCI) is a culture survey developed and validated by Clayton Lafferty and Robert Cooke - also branded as Human Synergistics.

Let's continue to discuss the Hofstede culture model. Individuality (or Collectivism) and Masculinity (or Femininity) also affect our thinking about people in organizations.