What is the right culture for you to thrive?Every organisation has a unique culture and a myriad of factors contribute to influencing an organisations culture.
However there are a number of common factors that always influence culture – you can consider these factors when determining what culture will enhance your career and provide the environment for you to be successful.
Structure – the ownership of a company will often influence the mindsets and values of the people within the organisation.
- Not For Profit
- Publicly Listed Company
Performance – most organisations experience different business cycles at different times. Opportunities are often greatest with organisations that are in a period of growth and development. Assess whether an organisation is in a period of:
Size – values and behaviours that drive culture can be influenced by the size of an organisation. Consider what size of organisation you are best suited to:
- <30 staff
- <100 staff
- < 500 staff
- >1000 staff
Industry – participating in an industry that you are excited and passionate about can be very rewarding and fulfilling.
Vision – an organisations visions should provide guidance on the strategy, values and purpose of an organisation. To be effective, a vision must be “authentic” and accurately reflect the behaviours of the organisation and its people.