There are many different definitions of what a corporate culture is and what it should look like. There is no one right answer. Investopedia defines it as “the beliefs and behaviors that determine how a company’s employees and management interact and handle outside business transactions.” Others will define it differently; discussing corporate values or talking about employee engagement and satisfaction. If the people are happy, that means they like what’s going on, right? Not necessarily. While these aren’t wrong, they don’t cover the entire picture. They enjoy what they think is going on. They could be seeing the culture of your company one way, while someone else views it another way. Your company may have a high satisfaction rate, but what exactly is it that they are satisfied with? Most surveys don’t tell you that. Your corporate culture is what you make it, what values you want to instill at your company, but making sure that everyone is on the same page is a different issue altogether.
A company’s culture is one of those things many people tend to overlook. Does everyone in your company know your cultural values? Do you have a dress code? Do your employees even know your dress code? Even at some of the largest and most profitable companies in the world, cultural alignment between the executives and their employees can be non-existent.
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Do you have a disaster response plan?
Unfortunately, life isn’t always a sunny beach. The horrific images of storm damage from our recent rash of hurricanes serve as a staggering reminder that mother nature can be ugly and unforgiving.
Arkansas Business published an article by CIS CEO, Alese Stroud, in their July 31st issue.
The article discusses steps executives can take to ensure their company runs well while they take a “real” vacation. Read the full text here:
CIS was recently featured in an article on Arkansas Online!
Click the link above and see what they had to say about the exciting companies that have developed out these local tech giants.
Corporate Insight Strategy founder and CEO Alese Stroud says the company has proven itself in the market place and is poised for dramatic growth in 2017. “This critical growth stage for a young company in a disruptive market demands the best minds. We needed an advisory board with a proven depth and breadth of experience to help us navigate this stage of our development” says Stroud.