MAF Data Science Culture Doc

Marton Trencseni - Fri 23 September 2022 • Tagged with maf, culture

I wrote a Culture Doc for the Data Science team I lead at Majid Al Futtaim.

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The Culture Map

Marton Trencseni - Fri 22 July 2022 • Tagged with book, management, culture

The Culture Map by Erin Meyer is a system of 8 scales which can be used to determine how cultures vary along a spectrum. The scales can be used to analyse one culture relative to another and decode how culture influences your international collaborations. I find the considerations in the book helpful irrespective of cultural background; the 8 scales can be applied to individuals as well, irrespective of where they are from.

The Culture Map

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Culture Docs: Facebook, Netflix and Valve

Marton Trencseni - Sat 18 June 2022 • Tagged with culture, facebook, netflix, valve

Many companies have some sort of "Culture Doc", a booklet or similar, which explains to new joiners what the company is about. I received Facebook's "Little Red Booklet" when I joined in 2016 February, and I was amazed how good it was. Recently I was researching other companies' Culture Docs, and found a version of Netflix's and Valve's online. It's interesting to compare and contrast what these different companies choose to put in their Culture Doc. Facebook's Culture Doc is very mission and execution oriented and serious, Netflix is analytical and HR-focused, and Valve's is a lighthearted explanation of how the company works.

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