WE ALIGN CULTURE & STRATEGY
A successfully managed culture is at the very heart of every leading company in its field. Culture shapes and defines the people, the atmosphere, the parameters of how things get done. It is one of the most important components of any organisation yet the most neglected. Effective management of culture is crucial to succeed in today’s highly complex business environment.
THE KEY TO CULTURE
At Hofstede Insights we aim to provide you with practical means to manage the impact Culture has on work and life. Using three research based concepts, we have operationalised our approach to offer you tangible and practical tips to create a unique competing zone for your organisation. We aim to assist you in constructing the Best Culture to Perform.
Organisational culture SOLUTIONS & SERVICES
An effective 5 step consulting process based on the Multi-Focus Model. The Hofstede Multi-Focus Model on Organisational Culture is a strategic tool aimed at helping organisations to have a functional culture
We help organisations recognise the potential strengths of their common organisational practices and understand the benefits of the national cultures of their people.
Change management focuses on how people and teams are affected by the organisational transition.
Organisational culture plays a significant role in change management. Organisations with highly engaged employees and open and effective internal communication are more likely to succeed in their change management initiatives. We help you to:
RESEARCH-BACKED MULTI-FOCUSED ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE MODEL
We define Organisational Culture as the way in which the members of an organisation relate to each other, their work and the outside world in comparison to other organisations. Your organisational culture can enable or hinder your strategy.
The Hofstede Multi-Focus Model on Organisational Culture is a strategic tool aimed at helping organisations to have a functional culture
It consists of six dimensions:
D1 Means-oriented vs. goal-oriented
D2 Internally driven vs. externally driven
D3 Easy-going work discipline vs. strict work discipline
D4 Local vs. professional
D5 Open system vs. closed system
D6 Employee-oriented vs. work-oriented
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intercultural management solutions & Services
We improve the effectiveness of organisations working amid diverse cultural backgrounds. We give you the know-how, competence, and tools to assess, measure and capitalise on cultural diversity.
We help you translate complex challenges into practical solutions. Create a tailor-made consulting package by choosing the elements you would like to include, or contact us to design the solution that best fits your specific needs.
DIAGNOSIS: Identify your organisation’s precise needs. Discover where your focus should be.
IN-HOUSE TRAINING PROGRAMMES: A sophisticated understanding of the intercultural aspects that influence daily operations
MANAGEMENT TEAM CONSULTING: Address challenges that management teams face with multicultural teams
COUNTRY-SPECIFIC MANAGEMENT BRIEFINGS: Recognise and assess the potential pitfalls when preparing staff for expatriation to a specific country.
Set a meeting with one of our consultants to discuss the challenges faced by your organisation and practical steps to improve.
Practical insights are offered using our research-based concepts, based on and inspired by our co-founder, Prof. Dr. Geert Hofstede, and a global implementation network of certified trainers, consultants and coaches. This means that no matter your challenge we can find the right methodology and right delivery style to serve your interest.
Offering our clients the key to unlock cultural insights is what we have done since 1985, enabling organisations ranging from Lindstrom, Ikea, Siemens, IBM to align their cultural context and strategy.
consumer cultural intelligence
The Hofstede Insights CCI (developed in conjunction with Mediacom) empowers marketers to weigh the benefits of global synergy to take advantage of the opportunities of unique local action. It flags potential cultural barriers for a brand and identifies means to overcome them. The CCI can give any brand, regardless of its global footprint, a better understanding on why consumers respond to specific brands and messages in different ways.
For more information on CCI click here.