David G. White, Jr., Ph.D.

David G. White, Jr., Ph.D.

David G. White Jr, PhD, is a partner and co-founder of Ontos Global, and a cognitive anthropologist focusing on new approaches to organizational culture and change based on the emerging science of the cultural mind. At Onto Global he helps organizations manage and sustain transformation, working with companies such as ITT, Fidelity Investments, Pratt & Whitney, and CVS. Prior to Ontos he held positions at Microsoft, Mercer HR Consulting, and Lotus Development (IBM). He is also a professional jazz guitarist and composer. His new book is Disrupting Corporate Culture: How Cognitive Science Alters Accepted Beliefs About Culture and Culture Change and Its Impact on Leaders and Change Agents (Taylor & Francis, July 2020). David G. White, Jr., Ph.D. is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Follow him on LinkedIn.
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How to Recognize — and Change — the Shared Dominant Logics Running Your Organization

What does “culture” mean to you? Is it how people feel? What they do? What they like and don’t like? What they value? What they say? Does it have something to do with free food and foosball? Or some combination? If you are not sure, you are not alone. In...