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The Culture CulpritIntentional Action

There are many organizational cultures that define the tone of companies. This tone is what reinforces or redirects what employees do and say. There are collaborative cultures, where employees work in collegial ways and have a team mentality. There are family-oriented cultures, where organizations value work-life balance in the hope that their employees will be more productive and satisfied with their corporate environment. However, there are also organizational cultures that erase productivity and motivation, such as when companies foster competitive environments or inconsistent expectations. These cultures can create a work environment that harbors resentment and feelings of hopelessness, often resulting ...

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