The famous opening lines in Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina: “All happy families are the same. All unhappy families are different in their own way.”
A lot of people think the same applies to corporate cultures. That the happy ones are all the same, and all you have to do is imitate five or six basic steps et Voila! you’ll be on your way.
The uninitiated think a good corporate culture can be reverse-engineered from the latest hot company that the media are fawning over…
Ha. Yeah, right.