Company culture matters

How does your company culture affect your job? Do you dread going to work, or are you happy to be there? Does your job give you a sense of accomplishment? Or are you one of those people who can’t wait to get out the door? success

Just as every society has its own culture or personality,  workplaces differ dramatically from place to place. Some are pleasant places to learn and grow, while others are stifle innovation, creativity and progress.

Our “culture,” according to anthropologists, is our identity. It includes:

  • The way we do things
  • How we relate to each other
  • What we do to we survive.

A company’s culture includes its social relationships, the way it does business and how its players solve problems to survive. Company leaders usually set the cultural agenda, but a few bad apples at any staff level can corrupt a culture.

But a company’s culture can change — if key players from every level of employment come together to find weaknesses and correct them

 Let’s Talk is provided by blog writer Susan K. Maciak, principal member of CAMEO Consulting LLC. Services include: Communications | Corporate Training | Career Consulting. Contact:

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