Do Your Leaders Properly Influence Corporate Culture?
Not all leaders know how to properly influence corporate culture for higher performance. Not a company on this earth would opt for anything less than excellent performance from their employees if it were merely a choice that they could make. And, yet isn’t your corporate culture (how work gets done) a leadership choice?
High Performance Culture
Our organizational alignment research found that culture accounts for 40% of the difference between high and low performing companies in terms of revenue growth, profitability, customer loyalty, and employee engagement. Striving for a high performing culture is something that all leaders should try to do – especially if they want to outperform their peers..
Five Proven Ways To Influence Corporate Culture Toward Higher Performance
Here are five ways you, as a leader, can influence corporate culture toward ever higher performance:
From our perspective it all starts with ensuring that everyone understands how their job success and failure is measured in terms of both results and behaviors in a way that aligns with the overall corporate strategy.
It also means placing an emphasis on making collaboration between teams, functions, and departments a priority.
The Bottom Line
How you manage performance is at the heart of creating a high performance culture. To influence your culture, align your performance management process, encourage collaboration, share information, empower decision making, and put your customers first. This powerful combination will lift performance to the next level.
To learn more about how to influence corporate culture toward higher performance, download The 3 Levels of Corporate Culture to Get Right to Execute Your Strategy
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