How to Measure Company Culture: A Quick Guide

Company culture, or organizational culture, is intangible yet very impactful on organizational performance. Culture refers to the consistent organizational behaviors (norms) of employees and leaders. Organizational culture often mirrors the organization’s core values but is a direct reflection of the organization’s leadership. Some of those intangible behaviors are how are decisions made – top-down or…

Organizational Capabilities: Definition, Examples, and Building Process

Organizational capabilities enable companies to maximize their performance and achieve their goals. Let’s take a look at an organizational capabilities definition, some examples, and how L&D and HR teams can help build organizational capabilities. ContentsWhat are organizational capabilities?Importance of organizational capabilitiesTypes of organizational capabilitiesExamples of organizational capabilitiesHow L&D and HR teams can help build organizational…

Organizational Life Cycle: Definition, Models, and Stages

Throughout their existence, organizations go through various predictable stages, referred to as organizational life cycle. How do organizations experience these life cycles? And how do managerial strategies and actions at critical points in an organization’s development determine organizational design and structure and whether it will succeed or even survive? Let’s find out. ContentsWhat is an…

The Five Stages of Organizational Development (Explained Clearly)

Organizational development is a complex process. You need to understand its various stages and what to do in each to successfully navigate it. So what stages of organizational development are there and what do you do in each of them? Let’s dive in! ContentsWhat is organizational development?What are the stages of organizational development?Applying the organizational…

12 Types of Organizational Culture and HR’s Role in Shaping It

Organizational culture is the glue that keeps organizations together. Knowing the different types of organizational culture helps you understand how to shape the culture at your organization as the organization develops over time. Let’s dive into the different types of organizational culture, their main characteristics, and advantages and disadvantages. Want to find out the steps…