It is our mission and our deepest identity. That is until you realise, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Culture is so powerful because it is invisible, unconscious and pervasive. It conditions the way we interact, behave and view situations and people.
Peter Drucker once said, Culture eats strategy for breakfast. Or maybe it was lunch? Perhaps even dinner? It is, or course, apocryphal. Ducker never said it. It has been repeatedly misattributed to him for years. The only person we know for sure that wrote it was Mark Fields, of the Ford Motor Company, in 2006. Because he stuck it on his office wal.