How to Create and Maintain a Healthy Workplace Culture
One huge key to employee morale and productivity is a healthy workplace environment. In his best-selling book, THE ADVANTAGE, author and speaker, Patrick Lencioni wrote, “The single, greatest advantage any company can achieve is organizational health.” How healthy is your team? In this episode, Chuck will share key ingredients of a healthy workplace culture that will enable your team members to thrive.
Organizational Culture can be defined as “the manner in which a team or organization conducts its business.”
3 Important Ingredients that Make Up an Organizational Culture
Organizational Culture is an Environment
- What is the physical environment like for your team members?
- How do your team members interact with each other?
- Are organization values being lived out in daily operations?
- Who is being promoted and do they embrace the values of your organization?
- Is our culture inclusive? Is it safe?
- Are there opportunities for team members to grow and advance?
- What do your customers experience as they do business with your company? Are your team members empowered to resolve a customer’s problems on the spot?
Organizational Culture is an Opportunity
- A healthy organizational culture allows a company to differentiate itself from the competition.
- Team members are more inclined to stay in an organization because of a great culture.
Organizational Culture is a Responsibility
- Ultimately, it is the responsibility of leaders to make the culture healthy, to nurture a great culture.
- Every team member must be held accountable to embrace and promote the culture that is envisioned and communicated by the leadership of the organization.
- Healthy organizational culture is never done accidentally; it is created and maintained with great intentionality and focus.