Culture is the holy grail of
organisational success. Getting it right will not only drive the right behaviour but it will ensure that everyone is engaged in something more important than the work itself.
On the flipside, getting it wrong can have a huge impact on the wellbeing and performance of your employees, and ultimately your success as a business.
In this article we’re sharing 6 of the red flags you should look out for when it comes to company culture.
If your company is exhibiting these
1. Internal competition is the norm
There is nothing healthy about “internal competition,” which generally exhibits itself as a “desire to win” mentality. While this is okay if it is targeted at external competitors, if it is driven towards internal stakeholders it can drive a set of
2. Leaders not role modelling the culture
3. Unmotivated and poor performing employees
If your employees are unmotivated or consistently underperforming this is a
However, in most
4. A lack of trust and empathy.
5. Failure is frowned upon.
If your team
6. There’s a maintain mentality as opposed to a growth mentality
For more insights on how to build an aligned company culture check out our blog: How to Handle a CEO Who’s Creating a Toxic Culture