How Culture Made Headlines in 2018

Published on 10 Jan 2019
How Culture made headlines

2018 was the year Culture made the Headlines – too often for all the wrong reasons. Shaun McCarthy and Dominic Gourley look back at the year that was:

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Shaun and Dominic talk about the Banking Royal Commission, Cricket Australia, ‘Toxic Culture’, ‘rotten apples’, ‘bullying and harassment’, and what some of the long-term consequences might be from some of the short-term actions taken to address these issues.

In this episode we mention Rob Murray’s presentation at our 2017 conference. Rob was formerly the CEO of Lion as well as current Chairman of Metcash and on the board of Woolworths. You can watch his presentation in full.

If 2018 was the year of raising awareness about Organisational Culture, let’s hope 2019 is the year of taking meaningful action.




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Listen to previous Culture Podcasts:

001: Kick Starting a Passive Team
002: Dealing with Delegation
003: Telling Someone They have a Blind Spot
004: What's Wrong with Being Competitive?
005: I have a Competitive Teammate – Help!
006: What is a Toxic Culture?
007: How Leaders Impact Culture
008: Is Culture / Climate / Engagement the same thing?
009: My Manager is Resisting Culture Change
010: How the Banks got here
011: Myth Busters: If I’m not Aggressive then I must be Passive
012: How Culture Works Pt1 – Overview
013: How Culture Works Pt2 – Mission, Philosophy, Structures
014: How Culture Works Pt3 – HR Systems
015: How Culture Works Pt4 – Job Design
016: How Culture Works Pt5 – Leadership
017: Rebecca Kardos, CEO Aurora Energy
018: Is Conflict in Teams Good or Bad?
019: Does Teamwork Work?
020: Tips and tricks for LSI Debriefs
021: Can you use the LSI for Recruitment?
022: Dear C.B., My Manager is Cold
023: Passive LSI Action Tips
024: Aggressive LSI Action Tips
025: Breaking Down Silos
026: SuperMind Neuro Science of Creativity
027: Conference Highlights
028: 8 Keys of Team Effectiveness

029: Coaching Questions for Passive Styles
030: Coaching Questions for Aggressive Styles
031: Staying Constructive this Christmas
032: Blue Year's Resolutions