How are you measuring your “workplace culture”?

A green lizard in a colourful fern. Illustrating the concept of a good workplace culture.

What is workplace culture?

The most universally accepted definition of workplace culture related to organizational development is, the way things are done around here.” Culture is a way of being. It reflects the conscious and subconscious values of the organization.

Your workplace culture is who you are and what you stand for. Ideally, it should be consistent with the way you want your customers to see you.

 

What is workplace culture how does it relate to financial performance?

Workplace culture, which we can also think of as cultural capital, is a measure of the value that can be placed on this way of being or the “personality” of a collective. Strong, agile organizational cultures consistently out-perform ones that don’t provide purpose, meaning and context.

Workplace cultures can be measured by the amount of fear that exists (the entropy), in other words, by the wasted energy in the system. Companies with high employee engagement have far less entropy, are more productive and profitable. How aware are you of the key entropy themes in your organization?

 

At 1-degree, we:

  • Partner with you to define your current workplace culture and measure entropy (the wasted energy in the system)
  • Co-create the desired organizational culture and priority areas to focus on
  • Collaborate with you to design a strong, agile culture to support your strategy and transform your workplace
  • Create alignment with the executive team on high leverage ways to activate the desired culture

Using the collective wisdom of your team, we facilitate a proven process to create a more engaged, productive employees via a meaningful organizational culture that reflects your brand.

At 1-degree, we:

  • Partner with you to define your current culture and measure entropy (the wasted energy in the system)
  • Co-create the desired culture and priority areas to focus on
  • Collaborate with you to design a strong, agile culture to support your strategy and transform your workplace
  • Create alignment with the executive team on high leverage ways to activate the desired culture

Using the collective wisdom of your team, we facilitate a proven process to create a more engaged, productive and meaningful culture that reflects your brand.

When you want advice on how to evaluate or transform your workplace culture, let’s talk.

Call us at 416-572-7566 or email us at tim@1-degree.ca

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