Do you find culture complicated?

Author: Tone S. Ringstad (Founder and CEO at Culturengine) Culture is not complicated, but it is complex. So in all complex matter, relevant data makes it easier to understand. A culture is defined as the sum of the values priorities in the team or organisation. That means that if we can identify the values [...]

2019-05-21T10:21:02+00:00 May 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Default or designing culture?

Author: Tone S. Ringstad (Founder and CEO at Culturengine) Culture may be your biggest help or your worst nightmare. For business leaders, it introduces a great risk, as strategies and project implementation is unpredictable in time and cost. For each and every persons involved, there is a hurtful and frustrating process if the direction [...]

2019-05-21T10:24:20+00:00 May 6th, 2019|1 Comment

Future Values

Author: Tone S. Ringstad (Founder and CEO at Culturengine) Modern business is slowly responding  the UN goals and every country and even company seem to have at least one goal linked to the UN scorecards. The challenges are nevertheless to put it all to act in a sustainable way, in creating an accountable culture for [...]

2019-05-21T10:31:02+00:00 May 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Culture Hacking

Author: Tone S. Ringstad (Founder and CEO at Culturengine) Culture Hacking is increasingly drawing attention. In the  Gartner’s 2018 CIO Survey, 46% of respondents named culture as the biggest barrier to scaling digital transformation. In the same event, Culture Hacking was introduced as a way to nudge an organization to make small changes to cause big scale change. [...]

2019-05-21T09:56:42+00:00 May 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Six steps for developing virtual team cultures

Author: Tone S. Ringstad (Founder and CEO at Culturengine) In the fourth industrial revolution, online collaboration is increasingly required. What are the culture requirements to virtual teams that work online and never meet face to face? MIT has completed a study with two groups. They assigned each of 68 teams to complete an emotional [...]

2019-05-21T10:39:04+00:00 May 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Do you have customer service culture code? (Podcast)

Listen to the podcast Culturengine’s digital analytical tool for business culture has developed a series of culture codes for different businesses. In partnership with STI (Scandinavian Technology Institute), we have completed a study on Norwegian Customer Service teams with the objective to identify their culture. Through our customized culture survey, we gathered data from [...]

2019-05-21T10:51:46+00:00 May 6th, 2019|0 Comments

The Digital Culture

Author: Tone S. Ringtstad (Founder and CEO at Culturengine) Working shoulder to shoulder with a robot will be a challenge, we get that. Leading it, in reality, will be even a bigger challenge. The good news is that it will be a while for most of us. You may, however, as a leader, already [...]

2019-05-21T10:55:06+00:00 May 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Culture driven due diligence

Author: Tone S. Ringstad (Founder and CEO at Culturengine) As the financial value of many companies in Norway and EU are unpredictable in 2018, there are risks and opportunities in oilrelated and engineering companies acquisitions. Financially well supported actors and investors will look for mergers and acquisitions opportunities. Rich company takes over poor company. Big [...]

2019-05-21T10:13:20+00:00 May 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Culture does not eat strategy

Author: Tone S. Ringstad (Founder and CEO at Culturengine Not for breakfast. Not for lunch. Not if you don't let it. Culture is a system of high priority values. It involves everybody, and effects everything. It has an impact on attitudes and communication and is a driver to how we relate, innovate and make [...]

2019-05-21T11:19:21+00:00 May 6th, 2019|0 Comments

How do you drive cultural innovations for the future?

Last year, it has become apparent that information, swung by people with and without power, is truly a double-edged sword capable of cutting deep wounds into the cultural foundation in our society.  Authors: Tone S. Ringstad, Leif Edvinsson and Jakob Elander We now wake up finding ourselves in a new chaordic state of 2017, [...]

2019-05-21T11:21:29+00:00 May 6th, 2019|0 Comments