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An organization’s culture defines its growth. People who work in an organization, develop a perspective of that organization based on the values, goals, way of working that adds up to define a company’s culture.
Culture assessment on the other hand is an evaluation that an organization takes to keep tract of its ideal culture and the real culture that it follows. This evaluation includes analyzing the traditions, philosophy, values, goals, and expectations the company follows and how close they are towards their ideal culture goal.
Culture assessment also defines the way an organization does things on a regular basis. This way affects employees on a greater scale as it influences their engagement and employee satisfaction. Hence, it is important for an organization to set a vision for the future and make sure everyone works towards that goal.
Conducting exploratory research seems tricky but an effective guide can help.
In order to be able to assess your culture, it is important to KNOW what your company culture is. The thing about culture is, there is no good or bad culture, and you cannot compare yours to any other company’s culture.
It wouldn’t be fair to copy someone else’s culture and think it would work the same for your organization. There are certain culture types that you can look for and decide where your culture lies:
Let us take a look at some culture assessment questions you can ask your employees through culture assessment surveys.
Culture assessment surveys are basically the best way to bring out what your employees think of the organization’s goals and vision. It gives the employees a chance to judge the working of an organization and measure the progress of what can be better and changed for good.
Improving organization culture and making it better is the job of the company managers. It takes a good leadership quality to identify the kind of culture the company follows and make the teams work on the right paths toward that goal.