Energetic, ambitious, and capable people are always a plus, but they often create different issues, represent different functions, products, lines of business, or geographies and can vie for influence, resources, and promotion.
Often there either is not enough of them to go round, the business isn’t sure which are constructive or destructive, team dynamics break down and/or they are not all pulling in the same direction.
So, what’s the secret? Whilst each organisational culture is slightly different there are some common traits to the high performers; a sense of shared purpose, goals and values, strong exemplary leadership, an excellent employee experience, high levels of trust as well as fit for purpose structure, policies and processes. We believe it’s about maximising everyone’s contributions so you can achieve game changing performance and results.
Companies push to align their culture across the whole organisation but more and more frequently divisional or departmental leaders need to focus on breaking down siloed working, improve performance results, enhance the customer experience, increase employee engagement, accelerate innovation, or successfully deliver change projects just within their area. Meaning that they must create a standalone high performance culture within their team or department and have the tools and process to do it.
Of course, localised high-performance sub-cultures must be aligned with the overarching culture, but often they require deliberate differences which enable performance, productivity and impact to accelerate.
Culture Consultancy have worked with global organisations to deliver high performance team, department, or divisional cultures time and again.
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