These days “corporate culture” is a hot issue. With the widespread use of sites like LinkedIn, Glassdoor and Indeed current and former employees can comment about the pros and cons of the company and even rate the CEO. Companies are finding it is more important than ever to create an environment that is engaging and motivating, not just to attract new hires but to keep core staff around longer.
What does this have to do with corporate compliance?
A culture that supports corporate compliance, regardless of the industry, means a workforce that is confident in their own ability and the willingness of the company to support them.
We’ve found four great articles this week that can give you a boost towards a compliant and positive company culture.
Workplace Culture: It’s More Important Than You Think
A study on Core Beliefs and Culture by Deloitte found 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct workplace culture is important to business success. Does this just mean quality food in the breakroom and bright colored offices? That’s just a small part of it, its an attitude and feeling people get from their working experience. Here writer Taryn Barnes gives us three reasons why companies should strive for a positive company culture.
4 Ways Workplace Giving/Volunteering Can Drive Employee Engagement
A large part of company culture is employee engagement. An engaged employee is more likely to promote the positive message of a company and take pride in their job, which in turn will result in more satisfied customers. An organization that gives back and enables employees to give back as well has a higher rate of engagement because employees feel like they are a part of something bigger and making a difference. Margaret Jacoby gives you four points to drive engagement.
How Company Culture Shapes Motivation
Is employee performance connected to company culture? All signs seem to point to yes. Writers Lindsay McGregor and Neel Doshi addresses this question by answering three questions, 1) How does culture drive performance? 2) What is culture worth? 3) What processes in an organization affect culture?
Company Culture : The Magic Ingredient You’ve Been Missing
While every company desires a dynamic culture that is fun, engaging and productive some workplace culture programs fall short of the mark. Why is that? Samantha Stauf poses that accountability is the missing piece. If no one is charge of executing and guiding the culture, then the lofty goals of a great culture can fall short.