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Building a Culture of Distinction: Facilitator Guide for Defining Organizational Culture and Managing Change
     

Building a Culture of Distinction: Facilitator Guide for Defining Organizational Culture and Managing Change

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by Sheila Margolis
 
Building a Culture of Distinction is an organizational culture and change management program. This Facilitator Guide is designed for those individuals who will be leading the program. This guide provides a comprehensive, step-by-step process to define, shape and manage your organizational culture and use culture to drive organizational change.

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Building a Culture of Distinction is an organizational culture and change management program. This Facilitator Guide is designed for those individuals who will be leading the program. This guide provides a comprehensive, step-by-step process to define, shape and manage your organizational culture and use culture to drive organizational change.

This do-it-yourself guide is divided into two sections:
1. Section A: Planning the Program includes the following: definitions and descriptions of the Five Ps; an overview of the four phases of the program cycle; an explanation of the program implementation steps; planning tools; and sample interview, focus group, and survey questions to guide the facilitator.
2. Section B: Conducting the Program contains activities and tools to use with employees to define and shape your culture, audit it for alignment with workplace practices, and create and execute a plan to live the core culture principles to generate business success. Facilitator Notes are embedded throughout the section to guide implementation.

A companion workbook, Building a Culture of Distinction: Participant Workbook for Defining Organizational Culture and Managing Change, is designed for employees who take part in the program. An additional resource, There Is No Place Like Work, is an ideal introductory reading on the core culture concepts.

Use this groundbreaking program to infuse a united focus throughout your organization. Make your workplace principle-focused, purposeful and personally fulfilling. Lead the process to craft your organization's culture and facilitate change. Manage your valuable, hidden asset so that your culture becomes the powerful force that drives your business.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012952790
Publisher:
Workplace Culture Institute
Publication date:
10/30/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
212
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Sheila Margolis helps leaders use culture to drive organizational change. Her expertise is in defining organizational culture, improving employee engagement, and managing organizational change. She holds a doctoral degree in Human Resource Development, teaches part-time at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, and is President of the Workplace Culture Institute. As an organizational development expert, Sheila is quoted in newspapers and magazines including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Dr. Margolis is the author of four books on organizational culture and change. Building a Culture of Distinction is her organizational culture and change management program. The workbook for facilitators is Building a Culture of Distinction: Facilitator Guide for Defining Organizational Culture and Managing Change, and the companion workbook for employees is Building a Culture of Distinction: Participant Workbook for Defining Organizational Culture and Managing Change. Sheila is also co-author of There Is No Place Like Work: Seven Leadership Insights for Creating a Workplace to Call Home. The principles in these books were derived from Margolis’ groundbreaking research in organizational identity that earned the 1998 Award for Distinguished Contribution to Human Resource Development Research. She has also written a workbook for job seekers to help people find a meaningful and fulfilling workplace by screening for culture fit.

Dr. Margolis is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and speaks regularly at corporate and professional meetings and conferences. Her speaking topics include organizational culture, managing change, employee engagement, recruitment and retention, and the human side of mergers and acquisitions.

Dr. Margolis helps companies define their organizational culture and infuse positive change throughout their business. She works with a variety of organizations such as Shaw Industries, Philips, Cingular Wireless, Acuity Brands, Lotus Cars USA, Northside Hospital, American College of Rheumatology, Decision Sciences Institute, Cherokee Town and Country Club, and St. Jude’s Recovery Center. She has designed and delivered employee training programs to build high performance work teams for companies such as General Mills, Allied Signal, Tenneco, and Reliance Electric through the Quick Start Program.

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Building a Culture of Distinction: Facilitator Guide for Defining Organizational Culture and Managing Change 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Practical approach useful for HR practitioners or business leaders looking to establish the cultural foundations of their organization.