There are many reasons to why a work culture can be disappointing mostly it starts at the top management down to the bottom.
Uber is an example of a corporate with a lot of room for work culture improvement. It has been in the news for this very reason.
“Yet the focus on pushing for the best result has also fueled what current and former Uber employees describe as a Hobbesian environment at the company, in which workers are sometimes pitted against one another and where a blind eye is turned to infractions from top performers.”
Major factors are leadership, nature of business, company values, policies, work ambience, recruitment and selection in other words, “A culture that tells us what to do when the CEO isn’t in the room, which is of course most of the time.”
There are steps corporates can take to start leaning their organization towards a positive work culture.
- Hire People Who Fit Your Culture
- Having Employees who know your Mission and Values
- Knowing Good Decision Can Come from Anywhere
- Realizing You’re a Team and Not a Bunch of Individuals
Such simple steps can be effective in establishing a culture that incorporates all functions to produces great teams. Moreover, the company’s culture can influence employee behavior within teams.
It is important to set a right culture all the way from the top that encourages each employee to outwardly be appreciative of their corporate environment and internally do their best for the sake of their team.