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How to Create Constructive Cultures and Impact the World?

Work Culture

Developing a constructive culture within an organization bears more expansive benefits than you can possibly imagine. From enabling increased productivity and job satisfaction to increased efficiency and profitability, the list goes on and on. Furthermore, constructive culture also facilitates transparency and open communication, both of which are key ingredients that ultimately determine the success of an organization.

This brings us to the question, What do we mean by constructive culture? And how can we create a constructive culture?

What is Constructive Culture?

Simply put, a constructive culture refers to a work environment that promotes collaboration, growth, and innovation. It enables employees to communicate ideas with each other openly and achieve all the business goals and objectives in an effective and efficient manner. It is characterized by a set of pre-determined norms and practices that ultimately contribute to the well-being of people within the organization. In such an environment, employees feel valued and seen, which in turn motivates them further and contributes to the overall group’s success.

Additionally, it also fosters development within an organization, wherein individuals can learn about new topics, and acquire new skills, thus opening multiple doors for advancement and growth.

Benefits of Constructive Culture

There are multiple ways by which a company can actually benefit from constructive culture. Wondering what those are? Let’s find out.

Improved Morale

When your employees feel valued and seen, they are more likely to feel encouraged and engaged in their work. This, in turn, facilitates a higher level of job satisfaction and significantly reduces the chances of turnover or absenteeism.

Enhanced Reputation

It is a well-known fact that companies that promote constructive culture are always viewed in a positive light by their employees, stakeholders, and customers. In this manner, it not only enhances the reputation of that particular organization but also directly contributes to its overall success in the long run.

Creativity and Innovation

Fostering an environment that promotes open communication enables the free flow of ideas and creativity. People feel motivated to think creatively, take initiative, and share ideas. Organizations can benefit from the same by exploring these different perspectives and selecting the best among them. In this way, you get to generate innovative solutions to challenges that might be haunting your everyday business operations. All these ultimately give you that much-needed competitive edge and set you up for success.

Greater Adaptability

Last but definitely not least, yet another advantage of constructive culture is that it leads to greater adaptability and resilience among your workforce. By encouraging your team members to embrace change and learn from failures, you can actually navigate all the business challenges and seize opportunities in a more effective manner.

Apart from these, several other advantages of enforcing constructive culture exist. Such include better employee retention, improved health and well-being, higher employee engagement, and better decision-making abilities, among others.

How to Create Constructive Culture in an Organization?

By now, you must have understood the inherent importance of constructive culture in an organization and how implementing the same can resolve so many issues in the workplace. This brings us to the question; how can you actually create a constructive culture at your workplace? Well, simply put, it is a multi-step process. It includes:

Set Expectations of Your Employees

The first and foremost step in creating a constructive culture at your workplace is to clearly define what is expected of your employees. This must be done in a precise manner so that when you communicate the same to your team members, there will be very little chance of miscommunication or misinterpretation. Once your employees have a clear knowledge of what they are expected to do, they can then take the necessary course of action to fulfill the same.

Design Your Organization Effectively

Secondly, your organization structure must clearly lay down who does what and who works with whom. In this manner, you shall be able to foster accountability and authority, as everyone will clearly understand how exactly work is organized and delivered within your company. Please note that this step is crucial for successfully implementing a constructive culture. Any wrong step or poor organizational design can lead to severe consequences. Such include unsatisfying roles, unclear accountabilities, multiple managers, and duplication of efforts.

Build Shared Values

Building shared values and abiding by those values is paramount in creating a constructive culture at your workplace. It clearly lays down all the rules and regulations related to how employees should behave with each other, how they should expect to be treated, and what are the central values of that particular company.

Generate Effective Systems of Work

Systems of work here mainly refer to policies, procedures, or IT technologies, all of which ultimately contribute to the overall productivity rate of an organization. Therefore, these systems of work must be designed in such a manner that facilitates smooth workflow, devoid of any form of hindrances or obstacles. To ensure the same, they must be in sync with three main principles — feedback mechanisms, performance measurement tools, and one system owner.

Building Strong Employee-Manager Relationship

One of the most effective ways of building a strong manager-employee relationship is by facilitating open communication. You must create an environment where your employees or team members feel comfortable enough to approach you with work-related questions or new ideas. Additionally, you should also indulge in other practices, such as creating employee development plans, treating all your team members equally, and finding ways to improve your team’s motivation. All these will ultimately result in the development of a strong employee-manager relationship.

Final Words

Creating a constructive culture is, albeit, not easy, especially when you consider all these factors discussed above. However, it is extremely necessary for every company so that they can maximize their potential for success. It not only creates a positive work environment but also fosters collaboration and innovation and ultimately enhances the resilience and success of an organization. Thus, it can be safe to say that a constructive culture is an essential foundation for building a sustainable business organization in today’s competitive business landscape.

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      Industry Experience: Held positions in Strategic Finance and Business Finance (F&A) at Intel, Bangalore, and Glaxo SmithKline, Gurgaon; Chartered Accountant from Kolkata Spearheaded the formation and set up of Marg as a training and consulting organization since 2007. Marg team delivers training and consulting in the areas of soft skills, Finance, and MS Office across all levels of management. Her present responsibilities in Marg include formulating and implementing strategic goals and objectives, Marketing, Business Development, Finance, and HR. Currently, Marg Business Transformation is the authorized affiliate of Prosci Inc (world leaders in Change Management) in the Indian subcontinent. Marg provides change management certification, enterprise training, and advisory services in the field of change management. Emergenetics and Human Synergistics are also couples of global offerings which have been added to the portfolio. Under severe competition, cost challenges, economic scenarios, and pandemics she has enabled Marg to get a niche share in the training market in India ably managing a team of highly professional and experienced trainers and a fast-paced business development team. She is also responsible for future market expansion and getting Marg to the trajectory of growth. Her experience in business finance (management accounting ) roles (at Intel and Glaxo SmithKline) was mainly around annual planning of business, product and promotion strategies, ownership of the brand and product PnL, product launches, pricing, leading short-term and long-term revenue/margin analysis by product/brands/customers, establishing controls frame for sales and marketing groups, transitioning finance roles from other geographies to India, driving decisions of greenfield sites which formed the basis of taking up the challenge to start up an organization.

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