Organisational culture is the key to ensuring that employees are happy and motivated. It also helps them to be loyal to the company. The organisation should try and ensure that there is a good balance of team building, social events, rewards for achievements and an annual day off. It beyond organizational life to influence how people outside of the organisation think about it.
The first thing to understand about organisational culture is that it’s not one thing—it’s many things. It’s at once a set of shared values and beliefs, yet it also shapes how members behave on an everyday basis.
Additionally, it needs to be tailored to suit the specific needs of the organisation and its staff members because every person has his/her own perception of what constitutes a good work environment. These perceptions are often shaped by one’s upbringing, education and experience.
The Big Tech companies have created an excellent organisational culture that helps them achieve their goals and nurture innovation. Any business can acquire beneficial organisational culture traits from these companies and create its path to success.
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Here are two unique organisational traits that every business should focus on for long-term and sustainable growth.
- Improving Employee Engagement:
Providing a flexible and fun environment to employees encourages them to put more effort into work. This can be achieved by organising more collaboration activities for employees and presenting new ideas regarding their field of work.
2. Problem Solving Attitude:
If your company’s organisational culture is based on rewarding problem solving and finding new ways to overcome difficulties, it can be crucial for your long-term success. A creative problem-solving mindset is all a company needs to go from good to great.
On that note, The Tesseract Academy alongside Dr Clif P Lewis who is a licensed I/O Psychologist, Chartered HR Professional and published researcher with experience working in Africa, Europe and the Middle East will be hosting an exclusive free event on Tricky Tech Topics: Practical Application of Organisational Culture in Tech on the 17th January 2022.
After participating in this session you will be able to:
- identify universal organisational culture principles that apply to your Tech firm; and
- identify aspects of organisational culture that is critical to your Tech firm; and
- identify links between organisational culture and the measures of your own Tech firm’s success.
You can grab your ticket here (limited tickets available).