The Insider's Guide to Culture Change

Creating a Workplace That Delivers, Grows, and Adapts

by Siobhan McHale

On Sale: 02/11/2020

Price: $11.49

Book Summary

From disengaged employees to underserved customers, business failures invariably stem from a culture problem. In The Insider’s Guide to Culture Change, acclaimed culture transformation expert and global executive Siobhan McHale shares her proven four-step process to demystifying culture transformation and starting down the path to positive change.

About the Book

The secret to the success or failure of any business boils down to its culture.

From disengaged employees to underserved customers, business failures invariably stem from a culture problem. In The Insider’s Guide to Culture Change, acclaimed culture transformation expert and global executive Siobhan McHale shares her proven four-step process to demystifying culture transformation and starting down the path to positive change.

Many leaders and managers struggle to get a handle on exactly what culture is and how pervasive its impact is throughout an organization. Some try to change the culture by publishing a statement of core values but soon find that, aside from some short-term lip service, no meaningful change happens. Others try to unify the culture around a set of shared goals that satisfy shareholders but find their efforts backfire as stressed employees throw their hands up because “leadership just doesn’t get it.” Others implement expensive new IT systems to try to bring about change, only to find that employees find “workarounds” and soon go back to their old ways.

Culture transformation expert Siobhan McHale defines culture simply: “It’s how things work around here.”

The Insider’s Guide to Culture Change walks readers through McHale’s four-step process to culture transformation, including how to

  • Understand what “corporate culture” really is and how it impacts every aspect of the way your organization operates
  • Analyze where your culture is broken or not adding maximum value
  • Unlock the power of reframing roles within your company, to empower and engage your employees
  • Utilize proven methods and tools to break through deeply embedded patterns and change your company mind-set
  • Keep the momentum going by consolidating gains and maintaining your foot on the change accelerator

With The Insider’s Guide to Culture Change, watch your employees go from followers to change leaders who drive an agile culture that constantly outperforms.

Reviews

'If you are a leader who wants to build an enduring company where people go to work, are happy, and deliver exceptional results, read this book. It is filled with Siobhan McHale's 'insider' case studies and her groundbreaking four-step approach to culture change.' --GARRY RIDGE, Chief Executive Officer, WD-40 Company

Siobhan's methods will be transformational to unlocking culture change efforts across the world. This is a highly practical methodology from someone who has actually been through the process from the inside.' -- CAROLYN TAYLOR , global culture change pioneer and author of bestselling Walking the Talk: Building a Culture for Success

'Culture is often regarded as a mystery. Yet this Pandora's box of myths and fallacies is critical to business performance. Through the expert eyes of Siobhan McHale we clearly see how culture uniquely contributes to performance on every level. Whether you are a startup or an established international enterprise, you cannot afford to ignore this better, faster, easier way to enduring success.' --RICHARD HAMES, writer, futurist, and Executive Director of the Centre for the Future

'Much wise advice and vital information from a master of organizational culture change.' -- R I C H A R D B A R R E T T , founder of the Barrett Values Centre and the Academy for the Advancement of Human Values

'Culture is the operating system our companies run on. Those who ignore its tremendous power to drive business results do so at their peril. Siobhan McHale's book is an indispens - able guide to making culture work for you rather than against you, and her four-step model to culture change is a vital tool for anyone seeking to make change happen at work.' --AGA BAJER, culture strategist, author, and CultureLab podcast creator

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781400214662
  • ISBN 10: 1400214661
  • Imprint: HarperCollins Leadership
  • On Sale: 02/11/2020
  • Pages: 208
  • List Price: $11.49
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Leadership
  • Publication Date: 02/11/2020
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  • Category 1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture
  • Category 2 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
  • Category 3 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
  • Category 4 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership