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The OCAI Blog about Culture

Here’s where I blog about organizational culture, culture change, and the Competing Values Framework and the OCAI culture survey. Frequency of posting: about every 2 weeks.

The Leadership & Change Blog

Here’s where I write about Positive Leadership, Organizational Culture, Organizational Change, New Organizations, Personal Development and reflection. In addition, the blog category Positive Power is a book that I blog in real-time! The purpose is to upgrade to positive organizations where both people and performance thrive. 
Frequency of posting: every week
  • Hofstede Culture Model part 2
    Let's continue to discuss the Hofstede culture model. Individuality (or Collectivism) and Masculinity (or Femininity) also affect our thinking about people in organizations.Competing Values FrameworkOrganizational culture ...
    Source: OCAI onlinePublished on 2017-06-15
  • How authentic can you be?
    I hope you are still reading this blog… Why do I go on about transcending fears and feeling safe in spite of human vulnerability? Because authenticity is essential for positive agents. Authenticity also fuels your courage, which helps to be the change you wish to see. Frederic Laloux labeled it “wholeness” in the reinvented, “Teal” organizations that he researched. People ... Read More ...
    Source: L&C MagazinePublished on 2017-06-13
  • What is your vulnerability?
    Brené Brown explains that until she dealt with shame and fear, she wore different suits of armor that kept her from becoming too vulnerable. She kept people at a safe distance and always had an exit strategy – especially in our culture of cynics and critics. But when you armor yourself – you cut yourself off from others and from ... Read More ...
    Source: L&C MagazinePublished on 2017-06-09
  • Hofstede Culture Model part 1
    Culture Models: Geert Hofstede did extensive research on national cultures. I admire his work as it helps you gain understanding in differences between cultures and people. I recommend Hofstede’s book “Cultures and Organizations - software of the mind - Intercultural cooperation and its importance for survival”. Competing Values FrameworkOrganizational culture ...
    Source: OCAI onlinePublished on 2017-06-01
  • Positive Power at Work – Overview Part Two
    Here’s the overview of the second part from my next book: “Positive Power at Work – How to make a positive difference from any position.” Do you want to have more impact? Part Two explores what the “Positive Mindset of Possibilities” entails – compared to conventional thinking. This is where you start to expand the difference you make! You can ... Read More ...
    Source: L&C MagazinePublished on 2017-05-09
  • Positive Power – Overview Part One
    Welcome to this overview of the first 18 blog posts from my next book: “Positive Power at Work – How to make a positive difference from any position.” You can make a positive difference from any position, without needing permission or resources from others. This book will help you see positive possibilities and (re)claim your positive agency. Unstuck yourself and ... Read More ...
    Source: L&C MagazinePublished on 2017-03-07
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