Role of culture in transformation journey

Culture is one of the key elements responsible for the success of the organization. It defines the way an organization approaches its objective, employees, stakeholders and their customers. Organizations need to build and develop a good culture to grow. Culture plays a crucial and pivotal role in creating an efficient environment for change initiative and the transformation of corporates. Below is a list that defines the role of the good culture of an organization in corporate transformation.

  • Values are implemented

Good culture of an organization helps the leadership in implementing the values of the organization and drives objectivity in the entire work process. It also helps in creating an environment which is comfortable and encourages innovation among the employees which ultimately helps the organization in becoming more productive and profitable.

  • Communication drives engagement

Communication is an integral part of the culture responsible for an efficient workflow and subsequent clarity among the employees about their tasks, roles and responsibilities. Good culture of an organization always encourages better and efficient communication in the entire organization. Having a clear idea of what one is supposed to do; the engagement of the employees will align with the goals and objectives of the organization and will ultimately yield productive results.

  • Instead of the top-down approach, move to bottom-top

An efficient culture modifies the problem solving and eliminates bureaucratic culture from the organization. In an open and supporting culture, employees will approach the issues and subjects from the bottom to have a better understanding instead of going right through the surface. It helps the employees in dividing the entire battle into pieces and then achieving their targets in pieces. This increases legitimacy and boosts the energy and morale of the organization because of the wins in the micro battles which ultimately plays a crucial role in keeping any corporate transformation stable and productive.

Culture can easily help the organization in getting more optimized results in the transformation journey. A good culture promotes innovation and so does change initiatives and thus, both the factors support each other and the organization. With an effective and open culture, the leadership will soon start witnessing exceptional results and optimum outcomes.

Written & Compiled by Faber Kishlay & Faber Mayuri.

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