It’s the cloud to the silver lining of every organisation that goes through rapid growth: How do you identify and preserve the aspects of your culture that forged its success at the same time as a wave of new recruits threatens to dilute its cohesiveness?
It’s not just numbers coming into the business. As organisations grow, they have to hire new people with specific skill sets, and cultural fit can easily become secondary to an urgent need for the business to acquire such skills.
Growth may also mean geographic expansion, or multiple sites, which can lead to an additional breakdown of cultural cohesion. So, how do you manage culture during rapid growth?
Recognise the risks
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