PlexusCalls- Does Corporate Culture Exist?
Friday, November 19, 2010
1-2 PM Eastern Time
Dial: 641-715-3300, access code 485743#
Corporate Culture: Is There Such a Thing?
Guests: Naomi Stanford and Sharon Benjamin
What is organizational culture? Does it really exist?
Naomi Stanford, PhD, a scholar and practitioner of organizational design and culture change, can discuss those questions from the perspective of years of diverse experience. Her newest book, Organisational Culture: Getting it right, was released in the U.S, this fall. Stanford has facilitated strategic planning, innovation, organizational design and organizational design changes associated with large scale IT systems integration and implementation.
Sharon Benjamin, PhD, is principal of Alchemy, a Washington DC based management consulting practice. She is a seasoned organizational executive who has served as a CEO and directed institutional development and finance. Her positions have included Vice President for Marketing for the Rails to-Trails Conservancy in DC and Director for Major Gifts for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Cambridge MA. She earned her doctorate in organizational behavior from the Union Institute and University in Cincinnati OH, where she has co-taught three leadership seminars. She has been active in the non-profit community, serving as Treasurer of the Board Earthworks, chair of the Board of Directors of Bluevoice.org, and a member of Oceana's Board of Governors.