Organizational culture’s powerful effect on business performance means that there is a huge amount of research on the issue. Here are some of the most important findings.

This week, we took a look at how culture within businesses impact on their performance, public perception, and recruitment goals. It’s not surprising that companies which prioritize employee wellbeing and align their staff’s goals with their own outperform those which don’t.

Culture, Engagement, Performance and Recruitment Are Interrelated


Culture Engagement Performance Recruitment


The foundation of good culture is respect: showing employees that they’re valued and prioritizing their welfare goes a long way. But organizational culture also needs to fit a business’s objectives: businesses with cultures aligned with their strategy outperform those which don’t. The Organisational Culture Assessment Instrument (OCAI) is widely used to determine which of four types a business’s culture falls into, as well as how well it adheres to that model.


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