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The story of corporate culture

In Corporate Culture on August 12, 2009 at 6:29 pm

In one of the company, where I worked few years back, corporate culture had a different meaning. The terms like Motivation, Collaboration, Innovation, Governance etc. all had theoretical meanings and were often published in the company journals. In reality, these terms even had no distant connection with the company’s culture and values. The company is a mid-sized company and develops software products for a particular segment. The company is driven by kith and kins of the senior management.

When I joined the company, I was introduced to the team members. While I introduced myself, I felt a bit of disappointment to see the disinterest among the team members. Few did a formal handshake, whereas, few members were so lazy that I had to hold their hand tight else it would slip from my hand. It was like you picked a hand Read the rest of this entry »