Developing Empowered Organizational Culture

Proof Point

Build distinct cultures valuing creativity, individuality, discipline and free exchange of ideas around small, empowered teams

Developing Empowered Organizational Culture

Proof Point Findings

  • Small, Agile Groups – Organize in small, flexible groups empowered to take risks, make critical decisions,convert curiosity into creative ideas, improve efficiency and become more responsive
  • Creativity and Individuality – Create distinct, healthy culture that enables creativity and respects individuality of team members
  • Free Flow of Ideas – Encouragefree exchange of ideas and information to increase transparency and accelerate innovation, problem-solving and decision-making
  • Disciplined Approach – Practice disciplined, systematic approach to achieving goals consistently by developing simple, easy-to-understand, and flexible action plans

Business Model and Practices

Business Model
and Practices




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  • Harnish, B., "Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don't (Rockefeller Habits 2.0)";
  • Willink, J. and Babin, L., "Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win";
  • AcceleratingBiz analysis

Date Last Updated

March 22, 2017

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