Leadership is one of the most powerful forces shaping organizational culture, specifically in terms of the shared beliefs and norms that drive behavior and performance. However, it’s a two-way street: Culture shapes the thinking and behavioral styles of team members at all levels, including at the top.
Your leaders may already recognize this but possibly don’t appreciate the extent to which the culture of the organization influences how they approach change — including cultural change. Ironically, the biggest obstacle to changing an organization’s culture is culture itself.
For leadership teams looking to impact their workplace cultures positively, read the full SmartBrief article.