Change negative culture in 3 ways. In the magazine Management Today the 19th of november written by Adam Gale:
ONE MINUTE BRIEFING: Adobe’s northern Europe VP Gavin Mee reveals how to get out of a downward spiral.
3 ways to change negative culture.
You can have all the talent in the world, but it won’t help much if your business culture is rotten. And while leaders can’t just proclaim culture, they can at least influence it – and they’d be failing if they didn’t try.
Adobe’s new northern Europe VP Gavin Mee has firsthand experience of turning a negative culture around. Here’s what he’s learned.
“In two of the organisations I previously worked for, I’ve had to change a lot because the culture was quite negative. There was a lack of intracompany collaboration, too much focus on results, and too much focus on too few people. The immediate thing people think of in such situations is an organisational redesign, but that was the last thing I wanted to do. Instead I worked on three goals.