People do what they have an incentive to do. Rewards - large and small - will reinforce behaviors that are consistent with the culture you're trying to build and the performance you're trying to drive. Ensure the right behaviors are being highlighted in performance reviews. Use spot bonus and recognition programs to emphasize the behaviors you're trying to encourage. If you want your team to embrace your culture, you need to illustrate for them how the culture is tied to and drives performance. Those linkages need to be made both to organizational performance as well as individual performance. When they understand their behaviors' consistency with culture drives incentives, you're more likely to get the behaviors you want.
- People do what they have an incentive to do.…Rewards both large and small will reinforce…behaviors that are consistent with the culture…you're trying to build.…They'll also reinforce the performance…you're trying to drive.…If you want your team to embrace your culture,…you need to illustrate how the culture…is tied to and drives performance.…Those links need to be made both at the organizational…performance level as well as on individual performance.…
When your people understand their behavior's consistency…with the culture drives incentives,…you're more likely to get the behaviors you want.…Some techniques I've learned over the years…for rewarding these desired behaviors…include things like highlighting desired behaviors…in performance reviews.…When you give somebody their review, don't just tell them,…hey, you hit the number, tell them,…you hit the number in a way that was collaborative…and we value collaboration across the team.…
That result matters.…You can use spot bonus and recognition programs…to highlight this type of performance.…
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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.