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Nokia’s New Chief Faces a Culture of Complacency

Nokia’s New Chief Faces a Culture of Complacency | Culture Bullet Point 1 | Scoop.it
As Stephen Elop takes over at Nokia, he must regain its lost ground in smartphones and maintain its dominance as the largest maker of mobile phones.
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be careful of the date...use it as how nokias role culture prevented them from being adaptive and consequently lost them considerble market share 

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Is “Apple’s Culture of Secrecy” A Competitive Advantage?

A thought-provoking video from CNN here in which the interviewee (Adam Lashinsky from Fortune Magazine) explains how he sees the role of secrecy in the organisational culture of Apple.
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The power of Apple's culture

The power of Apple's culture | Culture Bullet Point 1 | Scoop.it
Apple isn't Apple because of its technology. The thing that makes Apple is its employee base, which fervently believes in the company's direction and right to win. Read this article by Matt Asay on CNET News.
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Nissan axes 1,200 jobs

Nissan axes 1,200 jobs | Culture Bullet Point 1 | Scoop.it
Slump in new car sales forces cuts at Sunderland plant
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Nissan tries other avenues prior to redundanices in order to try and protect workers whilst surviving the recession - but to no avail

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Organisational Culture: How Partnership Works at John Lewis Partnership

The organisational structure and organisational culture at John Lewis Partnership, based around employee ownership, is distinctive and highly successful. But why? What is it about the
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Apple's Startup Culture

Apple's Startup Culture | Culture Bullet Point 1 | Scoop.it
Steve Jobs' description of Apple's culture as that of a startup gives an important insight into the company's ongoing success
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a great article....really makes the importance of culture hit home.

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Cash-strapped BA to axe free snacks on short-haul flights

Cash-strapped BA to axe free snacks on short-haul flights | Culture Bullet Point 1 | Scoop.it
No meals, sandwiches or even bottles of water will be served after 10am to passengers on flights less than two-and-half hours on British Airways, which calls itself 'the world's favourite airline' .
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Cost minimisation in times of economic crisis for BA

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Honda to close Swindon factory for two months

Honda to close Swindon factory for two months | Culture Bullet Point 1 | Scoop.it
The plant's 4,800 employees will be laid off for the duration of the closure, although they will still receive basic pay
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Honda has to lay off workers in order to survive economic crisi

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