Organizational Culture and Change Initiatives
Conduct an Organizational Culture Assessment, Align Your Organization and Manage Change
If you are interested in using organizational culture to drive your business, there are three options available through the Workplace Culture Institute.
1. Invite Sheila for Consulting Support
Contact Sheila to guide you in defining, shaping and managing your organizational culture to achieve positive change. Sheila can work with you to facilitate the process.
2. Use the Building a Culture of Distinction workbooks–a do-it-yourself guide for conducting an organizational culture assessment
Use Building a Culture of Distinction: Facilitator Guide for Defining Organizational Culture and Managing Change to direct you in the step-by-step process for defining your Core Culture and aligning your organizations Practices and Projections with the Core Culture. The Facilitator Guide provides the questions to ask when conducting an organizational culture assessment. Additionally, it includes activities to uncover the Purpose of your organization, the distinctive and enduring Philosophy of your organization, and the strategic Priorities of your organization. The Building a Culture of Distinction program helps you use culture to manage organizational change. If you plan to implement the program yourself, be sure employees have a copy of the Participant Workbook.
Use this do-it-yourself guide so you can lead the organizational culture assessment process for your organization.
3. Invite Sheila for Coaching Support
Don’t hesitate to contact Sheila for coaching you through the process. You can take advantage of a team approach where you facilitate the process but you have the support of Sheila–through coaching–as you go through the steps of the program. Have her guide you through these phases to build your culture of distinction.
Building a Culture of Distinction Program Cycle
1. Define the Core Culture of your organization
- Define your organization’s central principles—its Purpose and Philosophy—that describe the organization’s contribution to society and distinctive character.
- Build on that identity-defining foundation by establishing the strategic Priorities that will enable your organization to compete and thrive.
- Audit your Practices and Projections to evaluate their alignment with the Core Culture–the Purpose, Philosophy, and Priorities.
- Calculate your Alignment Index and provide recommendations to improve alignment.
3. Develop a plan to improve alignment
- Develop a Core Culture Alignment Plan to improve alignment of Practices and Projections with the Core Culture.
- Set measures to improve alignment.
4. Implement the plan and monitor success
- Execute the plan to weave the Core Culture principles throughout the organization so everyone lives by the principles that will generate success.