The word “culture” alone is hard enough to define.
So when it comes to “workplace culture”, those trying to pin down its exact meaning have their work cut out for them.
What makes your quest harder is that “workplace culture” has become somewhat of a buzzword in the business world, muddying the waters of its true definition and making it harder to uncover and understand.
In this post, I’m going to explain the specific what’s, why’s, and how’s of workplace culture, on top of discussing why instilling a positive, forward-thinking workplace culture is not only commendable, but critical to success. (Companies with strong workplace cultures have employees who are 12% more productive, in addition to seeing a 20% increase in sales and 21% expansion in overall profitability.)
Read through the following sections to understand workplace culture thoroughly:
- What’s the definition of workplace culture?
- Workplace culture examples
- Ways to better your company’s culture in the workplace
- Resources for strengthening your company’s culture
Let’s dive straight in.