Culture eats strategy for breakfast

Culture east strategy for breakfast.

Attributed to Peter Drucker (Wikipedia) but popularized by Mark Fields (Wikipedia) of Ford Motor Company in 2006.

What it means to me in “ProjectLand” is that methodology must be created and continually tweaked in lockstep with organizational culture because failure to do so will almost certainly result in the failure of the methodology specifically and call into question the usefulness of strategy/change/project/process improvement management generally.