Your environment doesn’t start and stop with your culture, it also includes:
As a leader, looking inwards can be challenging but, to fully understand your environment, it is vital that you are honest with yourself.
Chances are if you are not providing a positive and effective environment, you will have issues with the Unwritten Ground Rules.
The Unwritten Ground Rules are probably the most telling indicators of your environment.
The Unwritten Ground Rules (UGRs) are what happens when the leader isn’t there to oversee behaviour. If your team is there to succeed, they will behave as professionally when no one is watching as they do when they are being observed.
Sometimes these may differ:
If you are concerned about the Unwritten Ground Rules within your business, think about the environment you are providing. You may need to reassess your desired culture and the way it is communicated and acted upon in your company.
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