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Tech Is A Unique Culture Challenge

- Elizabeth Brinlee, Senior Learning & Development Executive for FireEye

A High Priority For Tech Managers

- Shahid Kahn, Director of Global Digital Transformation for SAP

Culture Matters

- David Maxfield, Researcher, Bestselling Author, Thought Leader

THE NEXT BIG THING IN TECH

CULTURE

Managing Tech Teams

FOUR UNIQUE RULES FOR SUCCESS

Every industry swears it requires a unique set of leadership skills and practices. But no sector can make the case for uniqueness better than tech. Tech’s combination of high-velocity competition, global talent, dense geographic concentration, and interdependence among rivals is unmatched. While extreme anecdotes about tech culture make for fun social commentary, we wondered are they real and do they matter? Through in-depth interviews with senior and mid-level managers and a study of 3,500 employees, we found:
  • Seven culture challenges in Tech that require a unique set of leadership competencies
  • Leaders’ skill at managing these challenges is a powerful deciding factor of their teams’ overall performance
  • Management strategies tech leaders can use to address four key culture challenges

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“Leaders Need Different Skills to Thrive in Tech”


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“The present is about your product. But your future is about your culture.”

- Joseph Grenny

BUILD A HIGH-PERFORMANCE CULTURE

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