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Culture

Knowledge Building:

Culture is the fusion of people, systems, and environments, which manifests in values, practices, and performance.

Video script: (word count 195)

Today, let’s explore three essential strategies to deepen your understanding and management of culture.

Strategy 1: Embrace Core Values

Core values serve as guiding principles that shape the culture of an organization or team. Embrace and embody these values to foster a positive and inclusive environment. By aligning actions with core values, you establish a strong foundation for collaboration and success.

Strategy 2: Reinforce Social Norms

Social norms encompass rituals, traditions, and collective activities that define the culture of a group. Recognize and reinforce positive social norms that promote collaboration, respect, and inclusivity. Encourage participation in shared activities and traditions to strengthen team cohesion and morale.

Strategy 3: Lead by Example

As a leader, it’s your responsibility to set the tone for the organizational culture. Be a role model by demonstrating the behaviors and attitudes that reflect the values and norms you wish to cultivate. Lead with integrity, empathy, and inclusivity to inspire others to do the same.

In summary, embrace core values, reinforce social norms, and lead by example to advance your understanding and management of culture. By implementing these strategies, you’ll foster a positive and inclusive environment where diverse perspectives are valued and collaboration thrives.

 

Activity

Generate a short list of the cultural elements in your home and in your work space.

Self-Assessment

Self-Assessment:(Required)
Rate your current ability to foster a desirable culture 1-5 (5 highest).

Challenge

Lead facilitation of a team-based value and culture alignment activity.