Approaches to organisational culture

There are as probably as many definitions of organisational culture as there are management consultants and organisational studies specialists who have an opinion on this subject.  However, they all tend to say the same thing, albeit in different ways, and in particular they emphasise the fact that ‘culture’ is a …

Corporate culture as pathological?

A while ago I wrote a number of posts relating to what I described as ‘corporate pathology’, and linking this closely with the ‘toxic’ environment that seemed to pervade the financial industry.  However, as I argued in one of these posts1, the concept of a ‘pathological’ corporation or organisation is …