Tag Archives: Culture

Enough With Culture — Focus On Structure, Biotech Entrepreneur Argues

In Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal, I review Loonshots, a new book on innovation written by biotech entrepreneur Safi Bahcall; the author’s key point is that innovation requires attention to organizational structure – it’s critical, Bahcall argues, to separate “artists” and “soldiers” yet allow their ideas to influence each other. Organizations seeking to cultivate innovation should… Read More »

Culture strongly influences coping behaviors after natural disasters

Demographic and cultural differences strongly influence the coping styles young people use when they’re affected by a natural disaster, and these disparities should be taken into account when providing services to help them recover from these traumatic experiences, a new study found. University of Illinois social work professors Tara M. Powell and Kate M. Wegmann… Read More »