Organizational culture should be always top of mind for all managers. When the culture is positive, employees are generally happier and more productive. They don’t mind showing up for work every day.
On the other hand, when work cultures are terrible, employees suffer — which means productivity does, too. Work environment and culture are the two top factors that affects employee happiness, according to our Employee Engagement Report.
Are you looking to improve your work culture? Take a look at these TED talks on the subject for inspiration:
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