Here are four silent culture killers you need to watch out for, and some tips on how you can avoid them in your organization.

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Company culture — a holy grail that most companies hold in very high regard and rightfully so. Yet, despite all the motivational speeches and slogans plastered throughout our office walls, we often find ourselves in holes that are a bit difficult to climb out of and cycles that seem… counterproductive, to say the least.

There are, of course, the obvious red flags you need to watch out for — power struggles and in-fighting, incompetent or absentee leadership, expectations of overtime as a norm… the list goes on. …


Derwin Dexter Sy

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