Cole Rhodes, Ph.D.
EVP/Chief Culture Officer
Atlanta Braves

9:00am-9:45am The Culture Paradox

General Session

As organizations discuss the importance of culture it is important to understand the profound effects that culture has on leaders, teams, and individuals.  Culture can impact employee engagement, team dynamics, well-being, retention and recruitment and communication.  When thinking of a culture paradox it is important to ensure that there is thoughtfulness approach with leadership to ensure that you have a cohesive and inclusive culture.  Understanding the culture paradox involves addressing tensions and contradictions that arise in business decisions across any organization.  

In this session, you will learn:

  • What is a culture paradox
  • Approaches to address any contradictions and tension that arise from a culture paradox
  • Tools and practices that you can provide to leaders, teams and individuals to create a positive culture