Does your company have a textual or oral culture?

“Media theorist Walter Ong articulated the profound differences between Textual (Literate) and Oral cultures. Textual cultures are abstract, analytical, mathematical, clinical, universalist. Oral cultures are grounded, intuitive, emotional, interpersonal, group oriented.”

Are textual or oral cultures more successful?

Are startups more oral?

Lost in translation between departments

How does remote work change this?

Why do VCs talk so much?

What to do about it



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