Whether in coaching sessions, employee surveys or roundtable discussions, here are 10 powerful questions to ask if you want an engaging workplace culture.
Interviewing for a job soon? You can use many of these same questions to ask in your job interview as well.
Workplace culture is defined differently depending on who you ask. The Balance defines it as “the personality of a company which defines the environment employees work in and includes a variety of elements encompassing company mission, value, ethics, expectations, and goals.”
The Harvard Business Review has a slightly different take on organizational culture: work culture is “the set of processes in an organization that affects the total motivation of its people.”
Both explanations are right, but take slightly different views on the same thing. Regardless of your perspective, one thing is for sure: culture in the workplace is alive and can be created intentionally to bring about an environment that employees love to work in. It can guide them to achieving business goals happily and with enthusiasm.
Below are the top ten feedback questions we have found for asking employees that will help build a positive organizational culture within your teams and business.