Key Strategies For Leading Culture Change In 2022
Of all the organizational phenomena that have been studied for decades, culture remains one of the more difficult concepts to define, yet is a foundational pillar for any organization’s success.
Conceptually, culture is invisible, but it’s as powerful in its impact on a group or an organization as personality and character are on an individual. And just as our individual personalities may evolve after experiencing a catastrophe, organizational culture is ripe for renewal after surviving a crisis.
Two years of unprecedented, unceasing upheavals and social unrest call for a new cultural landscape for societies and organizations alike. And an emerging new social order is defining how organizations are run.
There is a lot of published data regarding the pandemic’s impact on organizations and their employees. Research by the O.C. Tanner Institute found that companies that experienced layoffs and furloughs experienced a 91% decline in employee Net Promoter Score, a 57% increase in disengagement, a 42% increase in a tense workplace atmosphere, and a 75% increase in feeling like the organization was underprepared.