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December 2014

Define, Align, and Refine for a Culture That Works

Is your workplace frustrating and lifeless, or is it engaging and inspiring? When you think of your work environment, what comes to mind? For many people, descriptors such as "dreary," "discouraging," "fear based," and "broken promises" apply to their organization's culture.

The problem according to Chris Edmonds, author of The Culture Engine: A Framework for Driving Results, Inspiring Your Employees, and Transforming Your Workplace, is that most leaders put greater thought into their organization's products and services than they do its culture.

But as Edmonds points out, "Culture is the engine—it drives everything that happens in an organization each day. Leaders don't want a dreary or frustrating organizational culture, but most don't know what to do about it. They've seen inspiring workplaces but have never been taught how to create or maintain one."

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