CultureFactors Senior Research Fellow Wins Prestigious Award

Posted by CultureFactors on May 18, 2017

CHICAGO, IL – William H. Macey, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow with CultureFactors, received the 2017 Distinguished Professional Contributions Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) at its recent 32nd Annual Conference.

CultureFactors Welcomes William H. Macey, Ph.D., as Senior Research Fellow

Posted by CultureFactors on February 6, 2017

CHICAGO, IL - CultureFactors, a research-focused consulting firm specializing in culture measurement, leadership assessment and change management solutions, announced the hiring of Dr. William H. Macey as Senior Research Fellow on February 6, 2017. 

 

Managing Safety: The Role of Leadership in a Safety Culture

Posted by CultureFactors on October 25, 2016

Workplace accidents happen. So do injuries and illnesses. But at organizations with a clearly established safety culture, the rate of these occurrences is lower than at those without.

What Organizations Get Wrong About Service Climate

Posted by CultureFactors on September 7, 2016

Happy customers become loyal customers. And loyal customers? They’re the foundation of your business.

Reduce Employee Turnover With Realistic Job Previews

Posted by CultureFactors on July 28, 2016

Wish you knew more about an organization’s culture before you spent all that time interviewing for that last job? Or, better yet, before you took the job offer?  You are not alone. 

 

On Survey Benchmarks

Posted by CultureFactors on June 29, 2016

Both contemporary engagement surveys and culture surveys share a common emphasis on the use of pre-existing models or (proprietary) frameworks, benchmark comparisons or norms, and simple linear analytics to identify areas where increased management attention should be given in efforts to drive culture change. However, problems exist with this commonly used approach to survey development and analysis.

Why Do Corporate Cultures Change?

Posted by CultureFactors on June 14, 2016

Corporate cultures change incrementally based on how an organization adapts when faced with challenges, successes, and failures. The response to these situations demonstrates to employees what the organization values, and can ultimately lead to a shift in the assumptions about what is important: creating a change in the corporate culture.  

How Does Culture Strength Create Competitive Advantage?

Posted by CultureFactors on June 2, 2016

Corporate culture can be a source of true competitive advantage.  It’s the glue that serves to connect employees to the business, while also creating trust and a shared sense of purpose within the organization. Culture inspires loyalty, commitment, and a desire by employees to do the right thing. These factors create a powerful, and often unstoppable, advantage in the marketplace.

How Do You Define Corporate Culture?

Posted by CultureFactors on May 16, 2016

There are millions of ways to define corporate culture. In fact, a Google search provides about 8,950,000 definitions in .56 seconds. That’s why we suggest you find a definition of corporate culture that works for you and for your organization.

Big Data, Social Media and the Dark Side of Leader Personality at SIOP 2016

Posted by CultureFactors on April 29, 2016

There are always more things to see and do at the annual SIOP conference than time permits. This year was no different.