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    Helping others is one of the most universal things that people do every day in their work and lives. Yet often this help...

    Humble Consulting (Audio)

    In his new book, bestelling author and professor emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Edgar Schein, outlines t...

    Becoming American

    How did Edgar Schein's personal background shape his crucial research work in organizational psychology?

    Dialogic Organization Development

    What if instead of planning change, we lived change?

    Humble Leadership

    Bestselling author and father of organizational culture studies, Edgar Schein and Peter Schein trail-blaze with a creativ...

    • Bad Company Cultures Rooted in US Culture Flaws

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      Bad Company Cultures Rooted in US Culture Flaws

      The following is an excerpt from Chapter 4 of Humble Inquiry. The U.S. culture is individualistic, optimistic, and pragmatic. We do not like long range planning nor do we like to fix things and improve them while things are still working. We prefer to run things until they break because we be...

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      August 27, 2015

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