The culture of an organizational concerns the deeply rooted beliefs, values, and norms shared by the members of the organization. These beliefs and values are generally not directly visible however they drive and are reflected in the actions taken by any. What you endorse about an organization and what you strive to be could be different than the beliefs and values being potrayed or practice. Therefore, it becomes essential to find out who you really are before you can decide who you want to be.
It is essential for any organization to understand its culture supports if its interested in maximizing its ability to attain its strategic objectives. An in-depth cultural assessment, based on quantitative data and interviews, can enable a company to determine the difference between its current culture and its desired culture and this information can then be used to design interventions for cultural change.
Also with an increasing number Mergers & Acquisitions today understanding the two organizations’ cultures is critical to being able to successfully merge them and their employees together quickly, so that productivity and customer service are uninterrupted.
A company wish to optimize the fit of new hires into its corporate culture. To hire people who fit the current culture of the company is tough hence it becomes critical to have in-depth understanding of the current and/or desired culture, as well as a comprehensive evaluation of the candidate’s personality, values and behaviors.
Our process for culture assessment includes a series of quantitative surveys and in-depth interviews. We try and conduct the survey to a random sampling of employees followed by interviews of employees specified by the companies. The surveys and the result of the interviews are analyzed to a comprehensive and in-depth assessment of your company’s culture. This analysis will include how strong and cohesive your culture is and the sources of your organization’s values and beliefs. These can influence how easily a culture can be changed or incorporated with another culture.