That complexity may come from multiple geographies or even locations in the same country, from parent company vs subsidiary dynamics, a legacy of M&A or IPO, regulatory environments or from recapitalisation.
Whilst a simplified and formulaic approach to culture alignment and engagement can be achieved in some organisations with communication, training and the help of an engagement tool/App, for many businesses the landscape is much more complex.
But having a complex situation doesn’t mean culture change is impossible, it just requires different thinking and the use of a range of techniques, all of which need to be underpinned by a methodology that provides the structure and means of keeping the change on track.
Culture change programmes for complex situations require attention to detail and an effective approach towards implementation. A multi-layered approach may not be simple, but it can spread responsibility, resources and multiply impact to achieve faster traction. Combine this with team, departmental, or location based embedding activities, even complex culture alignment can be achieved with pace and impact.
Culture Consultancy thrive in dealing with complexity. Our practitioner consultants have business as well as leadership and culture expertise, often from complex, high volume, and heavily regulated environments, so we can help you navigate the nuances of less straight-forward business structures and people dynamics.
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