Lafarge is the world’s biggest cement producer, with over $15 billion in revenues from 133 cement plants in 46 countries. An element at Lafarge is training. Managers are required to monitor the development of employees. The company practices intensive communication to make sure that its worldwide businesses understand its operations. “Our aim is to become a learning organization,” says the training manager of the cement division. How can a culture persist in an organization for over 170 years across different owners?