Culture: Why It's the Hottest Topic in Business Today - Posted : July 27, 2015

Forbes offers a thoughtful, succinct look at company culture--what it is, why it's important, and how culture-driven companies put their people first. With today's retention crisis--a result of the rising economy shifting power into the hands of job-seekers--many companies have work to do. Because companies that focus on culture are becoming icons for job seekers, it's important to understand what's at stake. Culture, or "the set of behaviors, values, artifacts, reward systems, and rituals that make up your organization," has a direct impact on financial performance and is closely linked to employee engagement. What's more, growth and acquisitions can dramatically shift company culture, which is often driven by HR and management practices.  (Read more . . .)