Evaluate what your current culture stands for, how your people behave, and the incentives you have in place to drive behavior. Defining and explaining culture can be difficult. After all, it's an intangible set of behaviors and a general feeling of what it's like to be part of the organization. Being able to identify when people are, or aren't, behaving in a manner consistent with your culture is an important element of assessing what kind of culture you have.
- An assessment of your current culture gives you…an understanding of the starting point for your journey…toward building a high performance culture.…This assessment includes evaluating what your current…culture stands for, how people behave, and the incentives…you have in place to drive behavior.…Defining and explaining your culture can be difficult,…it's an intangible set of behaviors, it's a general…feeling of what it's like to be part of the organization.…Identifying when people are or are not behaving in a manner…consistent with your culture is an important element…of assessing the culture you have.…
Let's look at what goes into one of these cultural…assessments.…You need to ask yourself several questions.…First, what descriptors best explain your culture?…Get answers from senior leaders, managers, and the front…line, are the answers they give consistent?…If they're not you might have a cultural problem.…Is the organization's direction clear?…Do people know how that direction is tied to the culture…you're trying to build?…
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- Identify the components of high-performing cultures.
- Assess and evaluate your current culture.
- Define high performance.
- Create a compelling vision and mission.
- Compare and contrast communication vehicles.
- Explain what culture is and list ways to reinforce it.
- Identify tools for measuring and balancing results.