What is meant by this?
If the organizational culture is working against your strategy, strategy loses most of the time. Changing organizational culture can be a difficult process, if not done correctly - but if the right steps are taken...
"Cultures serves strategy as dessert"
The two can work hand in hand and support each other simplify the job of the other. In order for this to happen, one must be aware of the current culture and what changes need to be implemented to support strategic changes.
Additionally, there can be the challenges of national culture. Geert Hofstede spent much of his life trying to research national cultures and has identified 6 various dimensions in which national cultures can differ. In a global economy, understanding how national cultures affect business sis vital to success.