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  In-House Counsel Can Help Create an Ethical Corporate Culture
Corporate counsels' ethical obligations are primarily seen as directing the corporation to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.
Corporate culture is the shared beliefs, norms, traditions and values of the members of an organization.
Corporate counsel are in a unique position to institute a robust, comprehensive compliance program, encourage corporate leaders to act in a manner consistent with the spirit of the program and garner feedback from all levels of the organization to ensure that the compliance programs are successful in practice, not just in policy.
www.law.com /jsp/ihc/PubArticleIHC.jsp?id=1169806048759   (1427 words)

  Corporate Culture - Careers Jobs EU
Corporate culture is the value system of the majority.
Cultures evolve over time and are effected by industry sector, size, place of origin, personality and vision of founders.
The point being that their culture is that clear and agreed upon.
www.careers-jobs.eu /jobseeker/doc/corporate-culture-22.html   (790 words)

 Uncovering an Employer's Corporate Culture: A Critical Task
Corporate culture is a broad term used to define the unique personality or character of a particular company or organization, and includes such elements as core values and beliefs, corporate ethics, and rules of behavior.
Corporate culture can be expressed in the company's mission statement and other communications, in the architectural style or interior décor of offices, by what people wear to work, by how people address each other, and in the titles given to various employees.
Understanding culture is a two-step process, starting with research before the interview and ending with observation at the interview.
www.quintcareers.com /employer_corporate_culture.html   (1071 words)

  Understanding Corporate Culture
Culture is an energy force that becomes woven through the thinking, behavior, and identity of those within the group.
Culture determines a company's dress code, work environment, work hours, rules for getting ahead and getting promoted, how the business world is viewed, what is valued, who is valued, and much more.
The cultural core is composed of the beliefs, values, standards, paradigms, worldviews, moods, internal conversations, and private conversations of the people that are part of the group.
www.culturebuilders.com /understanding_corporate_culture.htm   (836 words)

 Assessing Corporate Culture (Ethikos)
While it is true that corporate culture has long been recognized as having a critical impact on the effectiveness of compliance—the maxim that bad culture trumps compliance is, for example, well known—until recently few were held accountable for developing and maintaining an ethical corporate culture.
Your existing corporate culture is largely conveyed from one generation of employees to the next through corporate stories and the informal systems that convey values over time.
In one corporation, for example, the fact that the CEO frequently joined employees for lunch in the cafeteria was taken as evidence that he “walked the talk” when it came to the company’s espoused values of openness, respect, and fairness.
ethikosjournal.com /html/corporateculture.html   (2544 words)

 Wiley::Culture.com: Building Corporate Culture in the Connected Workplace
Explains the 9 key characteristics of a.com culture that are vital for all organizations.
Provides hands-on advice on changing your corporate culture to reflect the new realities of e-business: debugging on the fly, rapid risk taking and decision making, developing a culture of collaboration, building corporate culture in virtual organizations, and much more.
Developing and living those values that are at the core of your culture, is the challenge we all face.
www.wiley.com /WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0471645397.html   (880 words)

 Auxillium West - The HR Manager - Corporate Culture
The culture of the organization is typically created unconsciously, based on the values of the top management or the founders of an organization.
Hewlett-Packard's corporate culture is based on 1) respect for others, 2) a sense of community, and 3) plain hard work (Fortune Magazine, May 15, 1995).
The importance of corporate culture is growing as the result of several recent developments.
www.auxillium.com /culture.shtml   (774 words)

 Corporate Culture, Corporate Culture Article - Inc. Article
The right culture isn't just the product of what a founder willfully wants his or her company to feel like (though it can be that, too).
Out of fashion for a decade, corporate culture--as the examples here demonstrate--may be the best response there is to the business conditions that all company builders face right now.
Their culture is to do things the way they always have or the way everybody else does them.
www.inc.com /magazine/19961101/1861.html   (840 words)

 Developing corporate culture is key to global strategy
Chinese enterprises have been urged to develop advanced corporate culture if they want to compete with their foreign counterparts at the international market.
The three-day Sino-Foreign Enterprise Culture Qingdao Summit 2003, hosted by the Chinese institute, will focus on the influence of cultural differences on business operation in China, integration of Chinese and foreign corporate cultures, the corporate culture of China's state-owned enterprises, the Olympic Games and corporate culture, and other topics.
Humanity, credibility and innovation are also key factors in corporate culture, which should be taken into consideration by Chinese companies, he added.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /en/doc/2003-11/30/content_285962.htm   (282 words)

 'Corporate Culture'
Our interest is in the organizational and corporate culture dimensions that the report highlights, and the lessons you can take from this to apply to the corporate culture of your workplace.
The customizable and reproducible Cultural Compass is also used to uncover and compare the cultures of various groups, teams, and departments, and how to overcome the Culture Gap that might separate them.
The Paper-and-pencil version of the Cultural Compass is sent to you in an electronic file in a MS Word format, so you can customize it by adding your organization’s logo, mission statement, message from the president or the Training Department, or any other information easily and quickly.
www.newtrainingideas.com /corporate-culture.html   (4174 words)

 CORPORATE CULTURE (Your first-ever Business e-Coach)
Cultural statements become operationalized when executives articulate and publish the values of their firm which provide patterns for how employees should behave.
Cultural intelligence (CQ) is your capability to grow personally through continuous learning and good understanding of diverse cultural heritage, wisdom and values, and to deal effectively with people from different cultural background and understanding...
At General Electric (GE), corporate values are so important to the company, that Jack Welch, the former legendary CEO of the company, had them inscribed and distributed to all GE employees, at every level of the company.
www.1000ventures.com /business_guide/crosscuttings/culture_corporate.html   (702 words)

 Corporate Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Corporate Culture is a term that is used to describe the traditions and customs that exist in a company.
For example, as the corporate leaders translate the company's strategy and mission to employees they will attempt to outline examples of how they believe things should be accomplished in the company.
The corporate culture may involve attributes that range from actions or behaviors of employees in the workplace through their outward appearance or dress code.
www.money-zine.com /Definitions/Career-Dictionary/Corporate-Culture   (159 words)

 Corporate Culture Change Management - Executive Training Consultants
All of our corporate culture efforts are data driven, based on a culture audit we conduct in the initial phase.
This workshop prepares internal organization consultants to facilitate their organizations through culture changes and to address and/or prevent culture clash resulting from mergers, acquisitions and alliances.
The workshop expands the internal capacity and capability of organizations to proactively and constructively address the corporate culture challenges faced in today's dynamic environment.
www.cmd-hmc.com /corporate-culture.htm   (546 words)

 maksymsamadov:corporate culture
This model of the corporate culture is similar to Masaaki Imai’s TQM model (cited by Glenn 1992).
The corporate culture becomes a topic of scholar research only in 20th century, but companies realized the importance of organizational culture in their business activities as early as 1870s.
The point of the his corporate culture was the involvement of all stakeholders – “employees, managers and executives, and customers in what it called a family of ‘Larkinites.’” (Stanger 2000, 408).
www.bsu.edu /web/msamadov/texts/Management/corculture.htm   (3662 words)

 Corporate Culture : Employee Surveys : Culture Surveys : Organizational Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Culture is the shared beliefs and values that drive the behavior of an organization, both individually and as a whole.
Culture is the most profound force in an organization, yet the most intangible.
Culture influences whether an employee succeeds or fails, and whether a company competes effectively in the marketplace.
www.corporatecultures.com /index.html   (490 words)

 IBM Corporate Responsibility - Our views   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Corporate culture is the key to unlocking innovation and growth
That culture is defined by its ability to anticipate customer needs and market dynamics, then quickly respond with flexible business processes and technology to meet those challenges.
Investing in people and creating a culture of innovation might seem counter-intuitive as we are slowly emerging from five years of utilizing cost containment as a primary financial management strategy.
www.ibm.com /ibm/responsibility/views/sanford-culture.shtml   (816 words)

 Corporate Culture Article - Corporate Culture 101
Corporate culture is the mood, attitude and atmosphere of an organization.
Corporate culture is a mosaic and made up of 10 integrated and interconnected components.
The founder of a company or organization is the original creator of the culture because it is a direct reflection of his or her attitudes, behaviors and beliefs.
ronrael.com /archives/jun-03.htm   (1105 words)

 * Corporate culture - (Career): Definition
Corporate Culture -- The collection of beliefs, expectations, and values shared by an organization's members and transmitted from one generation of employees to another.
In general terms, the secret to a satisfying career is the alignment of your interests, talents, skills, goals, and values with the industries, jobs, and corporate cultures that fit you best.
Furthermore, especially in management track positions, they will also want to evaluate how effectively the candidate would fit into the corporate culture and whether they would be able to learn new skills which may be required of them.
en.mimi.hu /career/corporate_culture.html   (565 words)

 Appropriate Corporate Culture
People use their culture as a frame for understanding their world, and as a resource to do much of what they want.
The same cultural patterns can frame different kinds of behavior, and by failing to explore culture at any depth, analysts miss a great opportunity to re-frame attitudes in a way that encourages desirable behavior and outcomes.
Culture is not homogeneous, but lives in pockets as a reflection of leadership style.
www.ethicalimpact.com /EthicalCorporateCulture.html   (476 words)

 What is Corporate Culture?
As you know so well, corporate culture should not be confused with the the corporate mission.
His choice included a good salary, a position with lots of promise, a respected company and most of all a philosophy of life work balance that would allow him to be an equal partner with his wife in the raising of their new born baby girl.
Corporate culture really counted when he considered his compromises.
www.lifeworktransitions.com /monster/CorCul.html   (540 words)

 Corporate Culture
This short guide highlights the importance of corporate culture, gives examples of organizations that are successfully striving to maintain their unique identities, and provides some tools to ensure that training and performance improvement professionals create learning systems that promote and sustain strong cultures.
Since an organization’s culture is a set of learned patterns of behavior and belief, it’s important to see how training and performance improvement professionals can design and manage their organizations’ learning and communication systems so that the culture continues to thrive, remain strong, but not stagnate.
Applying the term culture to organizations is rather new; most people think of it as a characteristic of ethnic or national populations.
www.dgayeski.com /culture.html   (2436 words)

 Powell's Books - The Corporate Culture Survival Guide (Jossey-Bass Business & Management) by Edgar H. Schein
Corporate culture, once an ivory-tower topic for business scholars and sociologists, has become an issue of vital concern to managers, executives, and consultants on the front lines of change.
Because the increasing number of mergers, acquisitions, and reengineerings happening today have put corporate cultures on a collision course, and managers who want to integrate must first understand the complex mix of behaviors, values, and shared assumptions that underlie the way organizations operate.
While most managers are familiar with the concept of corporate culture, many lack a complete understanding of what it is, how it operates, and what they can do to improve it.
www.powells.com /biblio?isbn=0787946990   (628 words)

 Driving Corporate Culture for Business Success
And one of the reasons for this is that the crucial underlying cultural issues involved are simply not addressed.
Culture is often seen as something that can be dealt with after the change effort, or that will evolve naturally without any need for active management.
Discover how to create a nimble, high-performing culture that can be redefined and re-focused to meet ever-changing customer and marketplace demands.
www.business-intelligence.co.uk /reports/culture/default.asp   (326 words)

 About Haier - Corporate Culture - Values & Philosophy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Haier corporate culture has been widely recognized by Haier’s employees as innovative value created by Haier senior management.
Innovation is the core of Haier corporate culture, Haier’s unique cultural system cultivated and developed over the past 20 years.
Haier corporate culture is guided and developed by advanced concept, innovative strategy, efficient organization, creative technology and market orientation, which have enabled Haier to grow swiftly with business expansion from China to outside world.
www.haier.com /abouthaier/CorporateCulture/faith1_01.asp   (121 words)

 Why is the concept of corporate culture important?
The truth is that you will never really know the corporate culture until you have worked at the company for a number of months, but you can get close to it through research and observation.
Some companies even discuss their corporate culture on their Website (often in their career center section).
Learn lots more tips in my article published on Quintessential Careers: Uncovering a Companys Corporate Culture is a Critical Task for Job-Seekers.
www.quintcareers.com /career_doctor_cures/corporate_culture.html   (405 words)

 A Changing Corporate Culture
One of the results was the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which has the potential to change corporate culture by mandating additional governance responsibilities and reporting requirements for top management.
In light of recent scandals, all CPA firms, whether responsible for audits of large corporations or smaller entities, should be concerned about management’s attitude and the tone at the top.
The approach was structured in a way that allowed for the same questions to be asked of each respondent, who had an opportunity to explain his or her answers.
www.aicpa.org /pubs/jofa/mar2004/carpent.htm   (3624 words)

 Corporate Culture - Human Resources - Management Portal
Operational definitions of management, management transformation, culture, and cultural change are presented and then applied to the development of a “mechanics” of cultural change.
It is widely recognized that cultural differences between the partners of a merger are one of the most common reasons for failure in mergers.
Edgar Schein reveals that what we commonly call 'corporate culture' is merely the tip of the iceberg, an iceberg that managers ignore at the peril of their company's future.
www.themanager.org /Knowledgebase/HR/Corporate_Culture.htm   (1495 words)

 Amazon.com: Corporate Culture and Performance: Books: John P. Kotter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An attention-grabbing audit by two Harvard Business School professors of the role that culture (broadly defined as the shared attitudes, behavioral patterns, and values that cohesive human groups pass on from one generation to the next) can play in the capacity of major corporations to succeed or fail in the marketplace.
While willing to state that corporate culture can have a significant impact on a company's reported results over the longer term, Kotter and Heskett caution that there's as much art as science in evaluating its contribution.
The fundamental source of their hypothesis is the question "What is the relationship between corporate culture and business performance?" The fruits of their research yield important observations on the nature of this relationship.
www.amazon.com /Corporate-Culture-Performance-John-Kotter/dp/0029184673   (2643 words)

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