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So, Who Owns Culture & Culture Shift In Organizations?
Posted: 2014-11-10 By David Wexler
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In the last week, I have been on the receiving end of a couple of diverse positions taken regarding corporate culture: who owns it; how to shift it; and the roles of both the CEO and HR in regards to it.
A quote from an “expert in culture transformation”, suggests that HR is responsible only for the tactical aspects of cultural change. “HR has the critical function driving the tactics of change, but more as a backroom function. The people in HR should be designing the training, the communications, and making sure all the pieces are in place. Line Management has the responsibility for the outcome; HR has the responsibility for the implementation.”
And in a presentation from a firm considered experts at defining current corporate cultures, and at help.....
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