Workplace culture is a defining factor of a successful business, with 46% of job seekers factoring a positive workplace culture into their job searches and 15% of job seekers turning down a job offer due to negative company culture. Executives and employees alike should invest in their workplace’s culture, in turn ensuring the prosperity of their organisation. A great way to create positivity is by booking one of our workplace culture speakers, who provide actionable takeaways that will create a happier and more inclusive environment for all.
It is believed that businesses who invest in delivering strong experiences improve their quality of hiring by 70% and highly engaged businesses achieve 59% less turnover, statistics which prove the importance of creating a positive working environment. 42% of people also report that a healthy workforce drives employee engagement, yet again enforcing the importance of creating happy and healthy workforces.
From the 19th to the 25th of September 2022, the International Week of Happiness at Work is celebrated. This is the perfect time to ensure that your workforce is happy, healthy, engaged and positive – also a great way to improve workplace culture.
What is Workplace Culture?
Defined as the character and personality of your organisation or business, workplace culture is essential to the prosperity of a business. Defined by various factors, leadership, values, traditions, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours shape the culture of your organisation. As the workplace continually evolves, ensure your company culture develops with the changing corporate world.
What are the Top 9 Factors That Affect Workplace Culture?
1. Behaviour and attitudes
3. Working environments
5. Visions and values
6. Leadership management
7. Workplace practises
9. Policies and philosophies
Top 8 Ways to Create a Positive Workplace Culture
1. Establish clear values and ethos
2. Create clear goals and rewards
3. Encourage collaboration and communications
4. Prioritise training and onboarding
5. Foster an inclusive working environment
6. Conduct regular check-ups
7. Facilitate opportunities for learning
8. Create a comfortable working environment – physically and mentally
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