Last year when the annual ‘Culture Eats Strategy’ discussion flared up, (Reminder: You are supposed to repeat the phrase ‘Culture eats Strategy’ for variously breakfast/lunch/dinner/the 3:00AM run to Taco Bell over and over again, even if you don’t actually know what it means and have no real way of proving it), I offered a slightly alternative take – that ‘Talent’, or better and less jargony, ‘People’ might trump both Cullture and Strategy.
After all, ‘people’, (remember them?), formulate the business strategy, and shape the culture with their behaviors, actions, interactions, etc. Last year I sort of felt that the silly debate…
Read the whole post over at Steve Boese’s HR Technology Journal (an FOT contributor blog).
Steve Boese is fondly known to many as the HR Technology blogger. By day, he is the Co-Chair of Human Resource Executive’s HR Technology Conference. He is also a former Director of Talent Management Strategy at Oracle and an HR Technology instructor. Steve can also be found hosting the HR Happy Hour Show and Podcast … you know, where a bunch of HR pros get together and call in to talk about HR stuff. Sounds like an SNL skit, we know. But when you have Dave Ulrich, the grandfather of HR as show guests, well, I guess you’re doing something right. Talk to Steve via email, LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.