There are two approaches to building organisational culture: One has a deficit focus: detect errors, analyse root causes, plan remedies, and implement corrections. The second has an appreciative, positive focus: seek and draw out human strengths so the organisation self-organises to be even better. With respect to company ethics, the first approach, deficit focus, is… Continue reading PROACTIVE OR REACTIVE TO ETHICS VIOLATIONS?
Fear or Favour – Rank or Yank and the Golden Boy/Girl Syndrome One of the dirty little secrets of many organizations is a debilitating caste system that identiﬁes a few as stars, who are then rewarded and afforded special privileges, and damns the rest as mediocrities who are expected to be good little soldiers who… Continue reading Beware of the YES men
Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition)26 Jan 2013