Assess & Prioritize

Is your organizational culture
an asset or a liability?

“We are developing a high performance environment and achievement-based culture. Without this unique high performance methodology to assess and align organizational culture, I would expect us to be behind our competitors.”

Shenaz Khan | GM People & Performance | BT Financial

Whether implicit or explicit, every organization has a current culture based on its legacy, its ways and its leadership.  The company culture, represented by how work gets done (especially when no one is looking) is a critical component in terms of strategy execution and performance.

Our organizational alignment research tells us that corporate culture accounts for up to 40% of the difference between high and low performing organizations.

In a nutshell, your organizational culture is either helping or hindering your ability to successfully implement your strategy .  It also determines your ability to effectively attract, engage and retain the top talent required to perform at your peak.

Aligned organizational cultures create positive momentum and cohesion that allow them to grow 58% faster, be 72% more profitable.  These aligned organizations also satisfy customers 3.2-to-1 and engage employees 16.8-to-1.  Unaligned cultures act as a debilitating drag on a company’s focus and ability to perform.

How aligned and effective is your culture in driving business results and attracting and retaining the right talent?  Assess and prioritize organizational culture to determine if your culture is aligned with your strategic aspirations.

We assess and prioritize organizational culture by combining targeted interviews with one of the following proven cultural assessment tools:

  1. A Research-Backed Organizational Culture Alignment Assessment that measures organizational wellness and identifies the top 10 cultural dimensions required to uniquely align your organizational culture with your business strategy.
  2. An Empirically Based Organizational Culture Assessment that benchmarks your organizational culture to others or industry best practices to pinpoint where you stand.
  3. A Customized and Research-Backed Organizational Alignment Survey that provides a snapshot of the level of alignment between your organizational culture, your talent and your business strategy.
  4. A Research-backed High Performance Environment Survey that enables leaders to quickly build a detailed picture of the current performance environment and accurately pinpoint key levers to improve performance.

Based upon the results, we work with senior leadership teams to identify the critical culture moves that will have the greatest impact on immediate business performance and long-term health.  The suggested actions are more than “nice to have” cultural characteristics.  They represent critical environmental factors to optimize business performance.

Please contact us if you want to better assess and prioritize organizational culture to get aligned with your corporate strategy.

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