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Corporate Culture

Entrepreneur Mindset

Is Your Company Suffering from a Case of Positivismitis?

Taking a closer look at the symptoms and the cure for an always-be-positive business outlook

Stop Believing in the Power of Freemium Thinking

Freemium thinking is the act of repeating past strategy without putting a lot of thought into how the future will be different. Here's why that's no longer good enough and what you can do instead.

How Not to Benchmark Your Way to the Bottom

Benchmarking is a logical addition to most companies' toolkits -- until you start rejecting any unique ideas. Here's how to find out what others have done and still keep it fresh.

Why Big Data Can Fail You and How to Use It to Your Benefit

Relying on Big Data to make business decisions can be a smart strategy -- and can also lead you in the wrong direction. Here's how to use it wisely.

Why Your Employees Don't Have to Be Happy to Succeed

Do you want your company to be a strong competitor in the marketplace? Then here's what you really need to do to help your employees succeed.

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How to Identify Corporate OOPs

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Take These Steps To Make Sure Your Career Doesn't Turn into the Hunger Games

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The Bigger You Get, the More Attention Your Culture Needs

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7 Steps to Build a Winning Sales Culture

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Live These 5 Cultural Values to Scale Your Startup's Growth

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What Business Leaders Should Learn From Starbucks' Shut Down Day

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Corporate culture describes the composite of values, behavior, work hours, dress code, customs and history that all companies develop over time. Whether it is a formal part of a company’s mission statement or remains unspoken, corporate culture greatly differs among companies and can influence the way employees think and behave with customers and within an organization. It also has a role in employee satisfaction and retention.

Famous corporate cultures: Corporate cultures can range from the more buttoned-up and formal to the more family-like and inclusive. Some of the the better-known corporate cultures that have gained notice through word-of-mouth and media coverage are at companies such as Virgin, Patagonia and Google. Google, in particular, is known for its unconventional corporate culture and high employee retention and satisfaction. Employee perks are often considered part of company culture. Google, for instance, offers tuition reimbursement, free lunches and telecommuting among its perks. Its Mountain View, Calif. headquarters also offers employees on-site services such as car washes, oil changes and massages.

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