The Culture Clash
While 'culture' has become a key management buzzword in the past five years, there are still too few law firm managers applying their knowledge of their firms' culture to their longer term planning. Neil Braithwaite reports
Law firm managers have become used to being told of the need for them to develop a deeper understanding of the values and culture of their firm. Even so, many fail to realise just how important it is for them to refer to that culture when devising the firm’s longer term business plan. Is culture really any more than a soft issue, a ‘nice to have’? Or does it signify something deeper that firms and their leadership teams ignore at their peril?
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