Keeping a virtual team aligned is challenging. Part of the challenge is the feeling of relational distance that comes from people working in different locations and time zones.
The world is becoming more accessible, and expectations for education and employment are evolving.
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Operating in a competitive Innocence-Guilt culture can shrink your organization’s moral focus to only the letter of the law – fertile ground for compromise. Do something about it before your organization’s lapses hit the news cycle.
Fostering a healthy culture on your team goes beyond promoting tolerance. We need management skills that are flexible enough to harness the beauty of tolerance in the workplace while avoiding its dangers.
Be honest. How does your intercultural team function together? Are you mapping out your objectives and accomplishing what you set out to do? Are you all satisfied with your individual and collective contributions? Are you seeing success? Do you enjoy collaborating? Do you thrive when working together?
Mobility is the modern trend for the global workforce, so intercultural teams are becoming less of a novelty and workforce mobility is becoming the status quo. More organizations than ever before are living out a day-to-day reality of face-to-face intercultural team dynamics.
A thriving Organizational Culture must be cultivated. Like a gardener who ties a seedling to a pole, you can encourage the growth of your OC in the right direction.
Culture is not driven by a list of values and their definitions. Behavior drives culture. You must take your organization on a journey to discover together which behaviors you would like to pursue as the embodiment of your organization's values.
Improvements to your HR processes and decision making, and re-visiting behavior.
Tactics to improve the impact of your value statement on corporate culture.
The four elements of successful presentations in the global workspace