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Four Cornerstones of Business Success: 4. Culture

 
  Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC  
   
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  What Type of Corporate Culture Does Your Company Have?  
   
This final article in our "Four Cornerstones of Business Success" series looks at the four main types of corporate culture that companies have.

The importance of corporate culture cannot be understated as many of the world's most prominent companies are known for their corporate culture.

Examples include culture characteristics of companies like Apple, The Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, and Google.

The article discusses the four main type of corporate culture: hierarchy culture, market culture, clan culture, and adhocracy culture (also referred to as entrepreneurial culture).

Executives who are creating or revisiting their own cornerstones of business success should be proactive in creating the right kind of corporate culture that aligns with their mission, vision, and values.

This is the final article in the series, and links to all previous articles are provided here:

Four Cornerstones of Business Success
Introduction
1. Corporate Mission
2. Long-Term Vision
3. Company Values
4. Corporate Culture - This is the Culture article.

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