Companies that want more satisfied employees and stronger performance need to invest in understanding what motivates people in their work lives and pay attention to the emotional side of organisational culture. But the importance of emotional culture is not just definitional. The type of emotional culture an organisation or a department has predicts many important work outcomes, including employee absenteeism, teamwork, burnout, satisfaction, psychological safety, and objective performance outcomes like operating costs.
Leaders need to know how to nurture a culture which delivers benefits for the organisation and employees, particularly as the workforce starts to expect more from their employers in terms of values alignment.
via MIT Sloan Management Review, 6 November 2019See More
There is increasingly an expectation that desire individuals will be held accountable for the outcomes of toxic cultures. But how can that be achieved in a fair and sustainable way? CEO Vanessa Pigrum doesn’t “think stricter laws or regulations are going to address cultural issues. You cannot regulate for every occurrence, or every cultural development.” So by what other means can people be held to account?
HRM online, 16 October 2019