Linking culture and leadership
to the metrics you care most about
to the metrics you care most about
CULTURE & PERFORMANCE
Bringing Corporate Culture to the Bottom Line: Short and Long-Term Performance
This classic study was one of the first to show a close link between organizational culture and organizational performance.
Do Consistent Corporate Cultures Have Better Business Performance?
Strong, consistent cultures are a big advantage, except when everything is well integrated around the values of the past.
Paradox & Performance: Towards a Theory of Behavioral Complexity
This study shows that organizational cultures that manage complexity and trade-offs perform better.
Towards a Theory of Organizational Culture & Effectiveness
This paper uses case studies and survey data to explore the relationship between organizational culture and effectiveness.
Which Comes First, Organizational Culture, or Performance?
This article analyzes culture & performance and shows that our culture measures are a good predictor of customer satisfaction.
Linking Organizational Culture & Customer Satisfaction
Organizational culture has a big impact on customer satisfaction. These two studies show the results.
Habits as Change Levers
This paper provides a useful framework for understanding the deeper human and social elements of organization change: the culture perspective.
GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE
A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Leadership Assessment
Leadership 360 results from leaders in over 20 countries show a lot of commonalities, and a few important differences.
Corporate Culture & Organizational Effectiveness: Is Asia Different?
This frequently cited study shows that culture results from organizations in Europe, Asia, and North America have a lot of commonalities.
Organizational Culture & Effectiveness: Can American Theory Be Applied in Russia?
This study shows how our method can be used to understand performance differences among Russian companies.
Workplace Diversity: Is National or Organization Culture Predominant?
High levels of involvement are essential to managing diversity on a global scale.
Corporate Culture & Organizational Effectiveness: Is There a Similar Pattern Around the World?
Results from Europe, Asia, and North America show commonality across cultures.
Aligning Leadership & Culture: The Leader-Culture Fit Framework
Coaching leaders with an eye to their organizational context makes a big difference.
Executive Coaching: Leader Behavior Changes with Feedback and Coaching
Coaching makes leaders much more aware of their style as a manager.
Integrated Change Between Leader & Organizational Development
Integrating organizational and leadership development efforts help create the future.
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS
Cultural Due Diligence in Mergers & Acquisitions
This study takes stock of the existing research in the area of cultural due diligence and evaluates the strengths and limitations.
Cultural Integration in Cross-Borders M&As
This article provides an overview of how to approach culture in both Mergers and Acquisitions.
TEAMS & INNOVATION
What Practice Needs from Science Regarding Innovation Management
Organizations that manage both “market-in” and “organization-out” knowledge flows are the best innovators.
From Chimneys to Cross-Functional Teams: Developing a Diagnostic Model
This method was designed to highlight the differences between effective and ineffective new product development teams.
ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE DEFINED
Diagnosing Organizational Cultures: Culture Effectiveness Surveys
This article gives an overview of diagnostic methods and presents a validation study of our method.
What is the Difference Between Organizational Culture & Climate?
This classic academic article presents an overview and integration of culture and climate research.