Whilst you can work on your organisational vision and the why of your workplace culture, you also need to be able to measure it. How to measure workplace culture is probably one of the hardest parts of the People and Culture role.
The basics of creating a productive, collaborative and engaging culture must have the following elements :
- An environment where talent is recognised
- a place where agility is promoted in response to challenges
- Change is positioned as an opportunity for growth
When put together, this is what we refer to as a REACH Culture.
While a number of factors contribute in shaping a REACH Culture, at least four characteristics are essential:
Your leaders offer support for their team members, creating a warm and inviting environment where they feel included and appreciated
Your leaders inspire team members to work together toward a compelling vision that is worthy of their best efforts
Leaders direct team members with clear expectations, promoting confidence through times of change and uncertainty
Leaders consult with their team to ensure they are equipped with the structure and resources needed for an efficient workflow