Business leaders worldwide struggle with issues like low productivity and employee turnover. It turns out one of the best ways to improve these metrics is to improve your culture.
Do you wish your employees would give your company culture a ringing endorsement? It can be challenging to keep your culture fresh and appealing.
As a leader, it’s your job to maintain the work culture that you and others have carefully crafted. If you want your employees to be motivated and engaged, you have to take action when an employee grossly violates your company’s values
You want to put your best people on your next team project. But, one of your engineers doesn’t work well with your marketing manager. What do you do?
Managers spend a lot of time defining what culture means for their company. That time would be better spent if managers took action to improve their organization’s culture.
Michael Stallard is cofounder and president of the Connection Culture Group, a leadership training and consulting firm that has advised NASA, Costco and other well known American companies. Michael is the primary author of the book Connection Culture: The Competitive Advantage of Shared Identity, Empathy and Understanding at Work. Texas Christian University founded the TCU Center for Connection Culture based on Michael and his colleagues’ work. In episode 17, we discuss the definitions of culture, how managers can improve it (or damage it) and the ROI from a positive culture in the workplace.
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