Sometimes a company is fortunate enough to grow so much they must expand their current location or add a new building. When this happens those going into the new surroundings have a feeling of being special.
Of course this statement assumes the new area is nicer than the old. If the opposite is true those in the older area retain the prestigious work address.
Sometimes an entire department may get the “better”; area, in which case they may develop a superiority complex over other workers.
This is an excerpt from the Workplace Culture Bridge which is part of the Culture Bridges available from Max Impact, a leadership development and business strategy website offering a host of complimentary information. The workplace cultures include Front office vs. Back office; Home office vs. Regional offices and/or branches; Highest volume store vs. Other stores; Old company vs. New company; and New building vs. Old building. © Max Impact, used by permission.
Additional workplace culture resources
- Culture Bridges are a look at the contents of the character within each of us. Information is contained on more than 20 different categories of culture.
- Cultural Faux Pas is an interesting quiz about marketing mistakes made by others.
- Culture Quizzes allow you to test your cultural IQ with fun and informative quizzes.
Leading workplace culture books
- Performance Culture provides a simplified approach to create a company culture that has proven to work
- The Great Workplace shows how to build and keep a great workplace and the benefits of doing so.
- Change the Culture, Change the Game offers a breakthrough strategy for energizing an organization and creating accountability for top results.