Take care to notice the counterproductive behaviors that harm your team’s collaboration, engagement and productivity. Let’s examine a few characters that hide in many teams. If you allow them to operate without constraints, your culture will suffer.
How do you ensure that your activities will yield the desired results? I recommend assessing your plan against the following questions to ensure your improvement efforts will create lasting effect.
What goals are there that will create positive change in your organization for next week, next month or next year? Decide on 3 short term and long term goals that you can start implementing today.
To foster highly effective teams, we must focus on holistic improvements and build an open and collaborative culture. To begin this effort, we suggest reflecting on aspects of your culture that commonly trouble projects and teams.
If your culture could send signals, what would they reveal you about your core organizational values and collaboration in the workplace?
Are you avoiding conflict at work in favor of perceived peace? Is your culture supportive of dealing with conflict?
Great organizational cultures start with clear and meaningful values. Ideally they are simple, so they can be easily understood and applied.
It is a growing trend in larger organizations to interview for culture fit, meaning interviewers will ensure you are match to their values, norms, systems, beliefs, habits etc.
How many of your projects have encountered roadblocks? To create lasting improvements, it’s vital to focus on the process as well as the human aspects of the issue.
Today our blog focuses on Culture, the impact of its absence and solutions you can employ to continuously improve your organization. Are you open to change?