Creating a Positive Company Culture: Key Ingredients and Benefits
Positive vibes are the most important key if you want to attract something or someone, in our case attracting highly skilled employees. Work culture is the environment created by the employers for the employees where they share their fare share of skills, beliefs, attitudes etc. towards the company goals that is useful for the growth of the company. Positivity in a company’s work culture help them to attract some real talents out their that will be great addition into the skillset of their company. Positivity in the company culture also helps to retain the true talents of the organization who are really necessary for the company’s growth. J.C. Herrera, chief human resources officer at cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike told builtin (operates a network of online communities) that work culture “It’s a living and breathing thing that’s evolving all the time.”
1) Employees feel respected -
Employees are treated with consideration, courtesy, and dignity, and their perspectives are taken seriously.
2) Supportive leaders -
Leaders help employees do their work, respond to requests, accommodate employees’ individual needs, offer encouragement, and have their backs.
3) Leaders live core values -
Leaders’ actions are consistent with the organization’s values.
4) Toxic managers -
Leaders create a poisonous work environment and are described in extremely negative terms.
5) Unethical behaviour -
Managers and employees lack integrity and act in an unethical manner.
6) Benefits -
Employees’ assessment of all employer-provided benefits.
7) Perks -
Employees’ assessment of workplace amenities and perks .
8) Learning and development -
Employees’ assessment of opportunities for formal and informal learning.
9) Job security -
Perceived job security, including fear of layoffs, offshoring, and automation.
10) Reorganizations -
How employees view reorganizations, including frequency and quality.
Now let us have a look on some key ingredients of a positive company culture:
1) Transparency in Missions:
Clearing out the values and mission a company has gives a comfortable workspace to employees as they know what things they need to do.
2) Respect and Inclusion:
What people want most in their life is respect from others. Having a work environment where everyone respects each other gives a positive place to work in and also feeling included boost ones will to work.
3) Recognition and Rewards:
People generally work to achieve something or get some appreciation from their company which gives them strength to work harder and get more rewards.
4) Work-Life Balance
Employees having a work life and personal life balance tend to remain in the same company for a longer period of time because of the flexibility. Having a balanced work-life balance gives a positive place to work increasing outputs.
5) Leadership Example:
Leaders should exemplify the desired company culture through their actions and behaviours. Their leadership sets the tone for the entire organization.
The result of all these has a great impact on a company growth. Benefits of having a positive company culture are: