Leadership immunity from scrutiny: How to stifle culture growth in one easy lesson…..
During a very busy six months working with large and small organisations on a variety of projects you know what has been the constant? No matter the size, industry or intention, those groups who fail to consistently make their leaders accountable struggle to build workplace culture. Research really clearly shows a relationship between: Clear leadership accountability at all organisational levels = Greater trust = Higher levels of employee engagement Equally, the flag continue
If I had a dollar for every time I've heard this I'd be mega wealthy...
“We do a culture survey every year and it's then up to each department to make any changes needed.” Mmmm...Who owns the workplace culture in this instance? Yes, certainly in organizations culture is everyone’s responsibility to live and breathe. ...but there always a need to be a driving point - the axle turning the wheel. And that axle is the leadership group. When leaders: - truly understand the significance of making positive workplace culture an ongoing reality live the a
New Leader? Make people and purpose your priority and profit will follow.
New leader, new organisation. No matter what industry, the default activities for a business leader at this time can often be to head to the nearest profit and loss spreadsheets and get lost in a blur of log on details, swipe cards and senior introductions. Whilst of course, gaining a rapid understanding of the business “state of play” is important, none of it matters more than your biggest business asset, your people. I challenge the new leader to down tools, eg the laptop
You may as well read tea leaves all year if you leave culture kpi's out of your 2018 business pl
Leaders who fail to make their Managers, HR and training department accountable via their own kpi’s for improving culture are ignoring a vit
Investing in the development of your leaders and team is a key culture driver.
Lexie Wilkins is passionate about the role that a positive workplace culture can play in boosting business performance. Lexie Wilkins Consul