Monday, June 30, 2008

The three parts of leading a culture

Manage Mentor
White Hat Leadership
T.R. Warren

Good leaders observe

Leaders lead people. That’s what most of us believe. But we may be wrong. For, actually, leaders lead cultures, says T.R. Warren in White Hat Leadership. Culture, he explains, is a sum of values, attitudes, behaviours and language within an organisation. And it is a big force. “Great plans and systems are overwhelmed by organisational cultures that create significant barriers to success,” the author cautions.


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