Workplace cultures are a combination of the leaders and team members and how they interact. Often the culture is impacted by the team member personalities and backgrounds and how they react to the way the leader attempts to utilize those traits.
During 2012 your Examiner published many articles about the workplace and the interaction of team members. Here are four of the most popular:
An oriental sage once observed there are three kinds of people in all types of organizations and workplaces: Rowboat people, Sailboat people and Steam boat people He explained that rowboat people need to be pushed or shoved along, sailboat people are those who only...
Astonishingly high numbers of employees are returning to the workplace while still contagious with cold and flu germs according to a survey released Monday by Staples. Knowing that nearly 80 percent of office workers either come back from sick...
The third annual Flu Season Survey, released Monday from Staples, has revealed some common mistakes being made by employees that increase workplace sickness and spread colds and flu. By making these mistakes, which are easy to overcome through communication...
Having McDonald's on your resume could move you to the front of the line if you are looking for a job at Volkswagen's manufacturing plant in Tennessee. This surprising revelation was discovered by Detroit Free Press...
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.